Replantation of an inverted lower second premolar germ.

  title={Replantation of an inverted lower second premolar germ.},
  author={Matthias Engel and Christos Katsaros},
  journal={Journal of orofacial orthopedics = Fortschritte der Kieferorthopadie : Organ/official journal Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Kieferorthopadie},
  volume={58 5},
During the initial X-ray control of a 10-year-old female orthodontic patient, a late development and an inverted position of the lower left second premolar was seen. 4.3 years later the tooth with its follicle was replanted in the upright position, preserving the second deciduous molar; at that time the root development was at an early stage. At a follow-up control 4 years after the surgical procedure the replanted tooth had erupted and the sensibility response was normal. Its root, however… CONTINUE READING