A study of transposed canines in a sample of orthodontic patients.

@article{Plunkett1998ASO,
  title={A study of transposed canines in a sample of orthodontic patients.},
  author={David J. Plunkett and Peter S Dysart and Thomas B. Kardos and G. Peter Herbison},
  journal={British journal of orthodontics},
  year={1998},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={203-8}
}
Tooth transposition is a positional interchange of two adjacent teeth. The most commonly transposed tooth is the permanent canine with either the first premolar or lateral incisor. The records of 54 subjects with transposed canines, both maxillary and mandibular, were collected. Pretreatment study models of these subjects were matched with a similar number of models from unaffected individuals. Bucco-lingual and mesio-distal tooth widths, arch depth and arch width were measured on each model… CONTINUE READING