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Canine Impactions: Incidence and Management Canine Impactions: Incidence and Management

Author(s):

Hom-Lay Wang, DDS, MSD, PhD;Jason Cooke, DDS

Date Added:

11/6/2009


Summary:

Impacted teeth present many problems for the orthodontist. They can compromise tooth movement, esthetics, and functional outcomes. The second most commonly impacted tooth, after the maxillary third molar, is the maxillary canine, with an incidence from 1% to 2.5%. Maxillary canines can be impacted facially or palatally and are more common in female patients than in male patients.

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