Sunday, April 15, 2007

Dental Did You Know: Transposition of Maxillary (Upper) Canines

Sometimes teeth can appear out of place in the mouth. The upper canine is the only tooth that can show up in the central incisor position; an apparent movement of two tooth spaces.

Source: Greenberg D, Restoration of a Transpositioned Canine: A Case Report, Oral Health, March 2007, Vol 97, No 3, pg 114-116.

Take care,

Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)
(905) 273-7100