Premature loss of maxillary primary incisor and delayed eruption of its successor: report of a case.

@article{Biagi2011PrematureLO,
  title={Premature loss of maxillary primary incisor and delayed eruption of its successor: report of a case.},
  author={Roberto Biagi and Andrea Carlo Butti and Antonino Salvato},
  journal={European journal of paediatric dentistry : official journal of European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={194-7}
}
BACKGROUND Traumatic injuries to primary teeth represent one of the most common aetiologic factors of time-related eruption disturbances of permanent teeth. These include premature eruption, delayed eruption or impactions. CASE REPORT A case of a 7.5-year-old male with delayed eruption of the maxillary permanent left incisor is presented. The case history revealed a trauma around the age of 3 involving its primary tooth predecessor and its extraction by a dentist about one year later due to… CONTINUE READING