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Surgical transplantation of impacted maxillary incisor: A case report

  • Agus Dwi Sastrawan ,
  • Bambang Widjanarko ,
  • Endang Sjamsudin ,


Introduction: Patients with impacted maxillary incisor is a rare case presented in polyclinic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Gunung Jati General Hospital Cirebon. This case can have a major impact on dental and facial aesthetics.

Case Presentation: A 16 years old female with horizontally impacted permanent maxillary on right central and lateral incisor with retained of right lateral of deciduous incisors and canine. Panoramic and upper occlusal radiographs showed horizontally impacted of right central and lateral incisor. The treatment plan including the extraction of retained deciduous teeth, surgical extraction of the impacted tooth and transplantation of right central and lateral incisor into former socket revocation, continued with interdental wiring with arch bar from right maxillary second premolar to left second premolar, and alignment to achieve normal occlusion. After three months, the tooth was stable and the alignment was proper.

Conclusion: Management of impacted maxillary incisor with surgical transplantation was a successful treatment for this case. 


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How to Cite

Sastrawan, A. D., Widjanarko, B., & Sjamsudin, E. (2018). Surgical transplantation of impacted maxillary incisor: A case report. Bali Medical Journal, 8(1), 69–71.




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