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Case Reports in Dentistry
Volume 2017, Article ID 7361924, 7 pages
Case Report

Autotransplantation of Ectopic Permanent Maxillary Incisors

Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital Seremban, Ministry of Health of Malaysia, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

Correspondence should be addressed to Sarimah Mohd Mokhtar; ku.oc.oohay@40rathkom_s

Received 26 December 2016; Accepted 24 January 2017; Published 2 March 2017

Academic Editor: Daniel Torrés-Lagares

Copyright © 2017 Sarimah Mohd Mokhtar et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The report presents examples of successful cases of autotransplantation of ectopic teeth as donor in the treatment of clinically missing maxillary anterior teeth in young patients. The transplanted teeth were either severely ectopic, inverted, rotated or in an unfavourable position that they are commonly sacrificed as a result. Details of surgical technique as well as clinical and radiographic assessments were discussed.