Incisor root resorption due to ectopic maxillary canines: a long-term radiographic follow-up.

@article{Falahat2008IncisorRR,
  title={Incisor root resorption due to ectopic maxillary canines: a long-term radiographic follow-up.},
  author={Babak Falahat and Sune Ericson and Rozmary Mak D'Amico and Krister Bjerklin},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={2008},
  volume={78 5},
  pages={778-85}
}
OBJECTIVE To document the long-term fate of maxillary incisors with resorbed roots after correction of the associated ectopic canines. MATERIALS AND METHODS The subjects were recruited from 107 children and adolescents age 9-15 years (mean 12.5 years) at initial registration, with 156 ectopically positioned maxillary canines. The children were referred to the specialist orthodontic clinic for consultation because of the risk of incisor root resorption. Of 51 patients contacted, 16 failed to… CONTINUE READING