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Vol. 74, No. 8
ISSN: 1488-2159
October 2008


Unusual Ectopic Eruption of a Permanent Central Incisor Following an Intrusion Injury to the Primary Tooth


• Ebru Canoglu, DDS •
• Cenk Ahmet Akcan, DDS, PhD •
• Erdinç Baharoglu, DDS •
• H. Cem Gungor, DDS, PhD •
• Zafer C. Cehreli, DDS, PhD •

A b s t r a c t

Intrusive luxation of primary teeth carries a high risk of damage to underlying permanent tooth germs. Ectopic eruption of permanent incisors is an unusual outcome of traumatic injury to their predecessors. In this case report, we describe the multidisciplinary management of the consequences of a primary tooth intrusion that led to severe ectopic eruption of the permanent left central incisor in a horizontal position at the level of the labial sulcus.


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