Orthodontic management of bilateral maxillary canine-first premolar transposition and bilateral agenesis of maxillary lateral incisors: a case report

Elena Di Palma, Biagio Di Giuseppe, Michele Tepedino, Claudio Chimenti
Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics 2015, 20 (2): 100-9

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.

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