Developments in autotransplantation of teeth.

  title={Developments in autotransplantation of teeth.},
  author={David L Cross and Ahmed M F. El-Angbawi and Paul McLaughlin and Alex Keightley and Laetitia Mary Brocklebank and John Whitters and Robert McKerlie and Laura J. Cross and Richard R. Welbury},
  journal={The surgeon : journal of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland},
  volume={11 1},
Transplantation of teeth has been done for hundreds of years. In the late 18th and early 19th century transplants of teeth between individuals were relatively common at specialist dental practices in London. Surprisingly tooth allotransplants have been found to last 6 years on average. In Scandinavia during the 1950 and 1960's autotransplantation of teeth began to be carried out under increasingly controlled conditions. These have proved to be very successful in long term studies with… CONTINUE READING