Transmigration of impacted mandibular canines - Report of 4 cases

Ajit Auluck, Archna Nagpal, Suhas Setty, Keerthilatha M. Pai, James Sunny

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Impacted canines are not uncommon in clinical practice, but intraosseous movement of impacted canines crossing the midline (transmigration) is a rare phenomenon. We report 4 cases of mandibular canine transmigration to emphasize the need to supplement periapical radiographs with a panoramic radiographic examination in patients with over-retained deciduous canines or missing permanent canines.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)249-252
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Canadian Dental Association
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01-04-2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Dentistry


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