Failure of canine eruption is most commonly caused by abnormal resorption of the deciduous canines, severe dentoalveolar discrepancies, interruption of the biochemical eruptive process, or physical alterations leading to un-controlled ectopic migration of the permanent canine. Severe root re-sorption of a neighboring incisor may result if the canine’s pericoronal follicle is close to the apex of the incisor.1,2 The risk is increased when bilaterally impacted canines erupt in a bicortically centered position between the buccal and palatal cortical bone, over the roots of the maxillary incisors.3,4.
|Number of pages
|Journal of clinical orthodontics : JCO
|Published - Dec 2020