Root invasion of the incisive canal during orthodontic treatment due to excessive palatal root torque. A case report

  • Shivani Singh Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Manipal College of Dental Science Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka, India. http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9717-4178

Abstract

Aim: Patients presenting with bimaxillary proclinati-on often have an accompanying maxillary alveolar pro-cumbency.
Case Report: Posterior relocation of the anterior alveolus is an important mechanism to reduce this prominence. Torquing the maxillary incisor roots palatally allows the anterior alveolus (point A) to remodel distally. This technique is non-invasive and therefore has good patient acceptance.
Results: The following case report demonstrates the involvement of the incisive canal due to increased palatal root torque of the maxillary left central incisor root
Conclusions: The use of 3D imaging in the diagnosis, its clinical complications as well as their remedial measures is also discussed.
Keywords: Incisive canal; Root resorption; Torque; Orthodontics; Maxilla; Cone-beam computed tomography.

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Published
2023-12-31
How to Cite
SINGH, Shivani. Root invasion of the incisive canal during orthodontic treatment due to excessive palatal root torque. A case report. Journal of Oral Research, [S.l.], v. 12, n. 1, p. 226-236, dec. 2023. ISSN 0719-2479. Available at: <https://joralres.com/index.php/JOralRes/article/view/joralres.2023.020>. Date accessed: 28 feb. 2024. doi: https://doi.org/10.17126/joralres.2023.020.
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Cases