Orthodontic management of bilateral maxillary caninefirst premolar transposition and bilateral agenesis of maxillary lateral incisors: a case report

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Edition V20N02 | Year 2015 | Editorial Original Article | Pages 100 to 109

Elena Di Palma , Biagio Di Giuseppe , Michele Tepedino , Claudio Chimenti

Introduction: Maxillary canine-first premolar transposition (Mx.C.P1) is an uncommon dental positional anomaly that may create many orthodontic problems from both esthetic and functional points of view. Objective: In this report we show the orthodontic management of a case of Mx.C.P1 associated with bilateral maxillary lateral incisor agenesis and unilateral mandibular second premolar agenesis Methods: The patient was treated with a multibracket appliance and the extraction of the lower premolar. Results: treatment was completed without the need for any prosthetic replacement.

Cuspid, Bicuspid, Ectopic tooth eruption, Corrective Orthodontics,

Di Palma E, Di Giuseppe B, Tepedino M, Chimenti C. Orthodontic management of bilateral maxillary canine-first premolar transposition and bilateral agenesis of maxillary lateral incisors: a case report. Dental Press J Orthod. 2015 Mar-Apr;20(2):100-9. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/2176- 9451.20.2.100-109.oar

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