No differences in the surgical outcomes between open and closed exposure for palatally displaced maxillary canines

The upper permanent canine normally erupts between 11-12 years of age. However, for between 1-3% of children this does not occur and in 50% of the cases it is due to the tooth being displaced palatally. Two surgical approaches are used to allow orthodontic alignment. An open procedure¬† where¬† a palatal flap is raised ,overlying … Continue reading No differences in the surgical outcomes between open and closed exposure for palatally displaced maxillary canines