Traction of Palatal Impacted Teeth: Description of a New Orthosurgical Technique


Traction of Palatal Impacted Teeth: Description of a New Orthosurgical Technique


Fernando Vacilotto Gomes¹, Ivan Abreu Gomes², Luciano Mayer³, Maria Cristina Rodrigo Lara4

¹ Dentist. Oromaxillofacial Surgeon and Traumatologist and Dental Implant Surgeon. MSc in Dentistry from the School of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, Brazil. Oromaxillofacial Surgery and Trauma (CTBMF) Service of Santa Casa de Misericórdia Hospital, Sant’Ana do Livramento, Brazil. Professor Specialization in Implant Dentistry at AGOR, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
² Dentist. Orthodontist and Maxillofacial Orthopedic Dentist and Surgeon, Private Practice.
³ Dentist. Dental Implant Surgeon. PhD in Oromaxillofacial Surgery and Trauma. Course Coordinator, Specialization in Implant Dentistry at AGOR, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
4 Dentist. Specialist in Dental Radiology and Private Practice, Sant’Ana do Livramento, Brazil.


international Journal of Natural Science1

Introduction: Impacted teeth are a routine finding in orthodontics and oromaxillofacial surgery, particularly impaction of maxillary teeth detected during examination of deciduous teeth and confirmed by radiographs or CT scans. This study describes a new technique for the traction of palatally impacted teeth, a procedure for which technical difficulties are often encountered.
Report: A description of a new orthosurgical technique for the traction of palatal impacted teeth.
Conclusion: Clinical observations revealed that this novel technique made impacted tooth traction easier, particularly for the treatment of palatally impacted teeth.


Keywords: Maxilla; Orthopedic Appliances; Impacted Tooth.

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How to cite this article:
Fernando Vacilotto Gomes, Ivan Abreu Gomes, Luciano Mayer, Maria Cristina Rodrigo Lara. Traction of Palatal Impacted Teeth: Description of a New Orthosurgical Technique. International Journal of Natural Science and Reviews, 2017; 1:6.


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