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A case of an unerupted maxillary central incisor for indirect trauma localized horizontally on the anterior nasal spine

  • P. Cozza1,*,
  • M. Mucedero2
  • F. Ballanti2
  • L. De Toffol2

1Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Rome, Via Veio 53, Italy

2, University of Rome "La Sapienza"

DOI: 10.17796/jcpd.29.3.r218911k1155342t Vol.29,Issue 3,July 2005 pp.201-204

Published: 01 July 2005

*Corresponding Author(s): P. Cozza E-mail:


The present paper emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis of retarded eruption because of trauma and the plan for the surgical management of impacted teeth. The permanent incisor was local-ized horizontally on the nasal spine and the roots seemed to be in a retarded stage of formation beside of contralateral tooth. The treatment plan consisted in the valuation of the necessity of space to move the impacted incisor in the normal position and the biomechanical approach for the anchorage.

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P. Cozza,M. Mucedero,F. Ballanti,L. De Toffol. A case of an unerupted maxillary central incisor for indirect trauma localized horizontally on the anterior nasal spine. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. 2005. 29(3);201-204.


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