J Dentofacial Anom Orthod
Volume 21, Number 2, Avril 2018
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Published online||01 February 2019|
Tooth autotransplantation: a neglected approach?
Diploma of University Specialist Degree in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, University of Rennes 1, Rennes University Hospital
2 Diploma of Specialized Studies of Oral Surgery University of Rennes 1, Rennes University Hospital
3 Diploma of Specialized Studies of Oral Medicine, University of Rennes 1, Rennes University Hospital
4 University Hospital Assistant, University of Rennes 1, Rennes University Hospital
5 University Professor – Hospital practitioner, University of Rennes 1, Rennes University Hospital
Address for correspondence: Albane Morel – 2, place pasteur – 35000 Rennes. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 5 December 2017
Autotransplantation is a still unknown therapeutic solution that presents multiple indications in the growing patient. It requires close collaboration between the orthodontist, the dentist, and the oral surgeon. We will illustrate this article by a clinical case of transplantation of a premolar in place of a central incisor after a review of the indications, advantages, and surgical procedure of this method.
Key words: Dental transplantation / traumatism / orthodontics
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