Orthodontic Extrusion of Fractured Maxillary Lateral Incisor – A Case Report


Authors : P. Sri Ishwarya; A. Lakshmi Prasanna; Saritha Madham; J. Visshista

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 9 - September

Scribd : https://bit.ly/3RSrohl

DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7187370

This case report describes an approach using orthodontic forced eruption to facilitate prosthetic restoration of a mid –crown fractured maxillary permanent right lateral incisor. A 24-year-old male patient presented at the due to pain and unesthetic appareance and for management of a fractured maxillary right lateral incisor tooth. Intraoral examination revealed that the maxillary right lateral incisor had sustained a mid crown fracture with pulp exposure and fractured lingual cusp. We treated the tooth endodontically and performed orthodontic root extrusion with a modified Hawley appliance prior to prosthetic rehabilitation. Approximately 3 mm of extrusion of the tooth was obtained within 4 weeks. A fiber post was then inserted into the root canal, and final restoration was completed with an all-ceramic crown. Follow-up 8 months after treatment revealed good periodontal health, esthetics and normal function.

Keywords : Orthodontic extrusion, Mid- crown fracture, Post core.

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