Short-root anomaly in an orthodontic patient

Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2010 Sep;138(3):346-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2008.08.037.


Short-root anomaly is a rare condition, but it can be a problem for orthodontists and their patients. Our aim in this article was to report the treatment of an orthodontic patient with short-root anomaly, highlighting the diagnostic aspects involved and the strategy used.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Bicuspid / abnormalities*
  • Child
  • Extraoral Traction Appliances
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Incisor / abnormalities*
  • Malocclusion, Angle Class II / therapy
  • Orthodontic Appliances, Functional
  • Orthodontic Retainers
  • Patient Care Planning
  • Tooth Root / abnormalities*