Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published

ISSN : 2454-2288

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Impacted Canine: An Arduous Task

Bharti Goyal, Sudhir Munjal, Satnam Singh, Amanpreet Singh Natt, Harmeet Singh


An impacted tooth can be defined as a tooth which has failed to erupt completely or partially to its correct position in the dental arch and has lost its eruption potential. Canine normally erupts when half to three quarter of the root have developed. It may be considered as impacted if the root development is complete but tooth has not erupted in the oral cavity. Early detection and timely interception results in successful management.

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