Orthodontic surgical treatment on an upper central dilacerated incisor in an adult patient

Prog Orthod. 2007;8(2):314-21.


This study describes how a dilacerated upper central incisor was repositioned in the dental arch in an adult patient with proper surgical and orthodontic management avoiding use of prosthetic implants. The results were sustainable long term in both periodontal and aesthetic terms.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Incisor / abnormalities*
  • Maxilla
  • Orthodontic Extrusion*
  • Tooth Abnormalities / surgery
  • Tooth Abnormalities / therapy*
  • Tooth Root / abnormalities*