Combination of removable appliance with whip spring in the treatment of severely rotated maxillary central incisor in the mixed dentition: A case report

Jalali, Tahereh and Bagherian, Ali (2006) Combination of removable appliance with whip spring in the treatment of severely rotated maxillary central incisor in the mixed dentition: A case report. Journal of Mashhad Dental School, 30 (Issue). pp. 161-166.

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Abstract

Introduction: Severe rotation of individual tooth is a kind of malposition that interferes with esthetics and may cause occlusal interferences. Case report: A ten – year – old boy with severely rotated (90 degree) maxillary right central incisor and lack of space was referred to mashhad dental school. At the first stage a removable appliance was used to make enough space and then a whip spring was used for derotation of rotated tooth. After correction of rotation a retentive removable appliance was used for a long period of time to decrease the chance of relapse. Conclusion: Combination of removable appliance with whip spring can be used successfully in the treatment of rotated teeth. Early treatment of this severely rotated teeth improves esthetics and may lead to decreasing the chance of trauma to the teeth and periodontium. Key words: Rotated tooth, whip spring, mixed dentition.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WU Dentistry. Oral surgery
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Mashhad Dental School
Depositing User: jmds jmds
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2017 17:20
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2017 17:20
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3669

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