Journal of Trauma & Treatment

ISSN: 2167-1222

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Autotransplantation of an Impacted Second Premolar in its Predecessor’s Socket with the Novel use of Modern Imaging System: A Case Report with 18 Months Follow Up


Divya S Sharma, Shikhar Pratap Singh Chauhan, Rajesh Kishnan and Sanjay Sharma

The case repost presents a successful autotransplantation of maxillary second premolar, impacted at an unusual site, in its predecessor’s socket. The location of impacted tooth was diagnosed with the help of 3D construction 3D CT scan. 3D construction was further modified to unveil the exact location of impacted tooth making best use of softwares incorporated in modern imaging systems. The good diagnosis decreased the time to be taken in surgical procedure which in turn resulted in successful outcome of autotransplantation.


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