Autotransplantation of teeth to the anterior maxilla?

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This review of the success rates for autotransplantation of teeth into the anterior maxilla includes 17 studies. While the findings suggest high survival rates there is a lack of agreement of success criteria and the quality of the evidence is low.

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Autotransplantation of permanent teeth with an open apex

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21 methodologically weak studies were included in this review of autotransplantation of permanent teeth with open apex. The findings suggest good survival and success rates however the limited quality of the studies mean the findings should be interpreted with caution.

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Tooth autotransplantation: review suggests good survival but evidence limited

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Only 5 small studies were included in this review of the long term outcomes of tooth autotransplantation. All but one was retrospective so the findings which suggest 81% survival at 6 years should be interpreted with caution.

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Review suggests that autotransplantation of teeth with complete root formation have favourable outcomes

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Autotransplantation of teeth has been carried out for many years and the 1990s saw clarification of the prognosis and risk factors together with proposed standard surgical procedures.  The aim of this review was to assess the outcomes of autotransplanted teeth with complete root formation and the effects of various influencing factors. Searches were conducted in [read the full story…]