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PALMA, Elena Di; GIUSEPPE, Biagio Di; TEPEDINO, Michele  and  CHIMENTI, Claudio. Orthodontic management of bilateral maxillary canine-first premolar transposition and bilateral agenesis of maxillary lateral incisors: a case report. Dental Press J. Orthod. [online]. 2015, vol.20, n.2, pp.100-109. ISSN 2177-6709.


Maxillary canine-first premolar transposition (Mx.C.P1) is an uncommon dental positional anomaly that may create many orthodontic problems from both esthetic and functional points of view.


In this report we show the orthodontic management of a case of Mx.C.P1 associated with bilateral maxillary lateral incisor agenesis and unilateral mandibular second premolar agenesis


The patient was treated with a multibracket appliance and the extraction of the lower premolar.


treatment was completed without the need for any prosthetic replacement.

Keywords : Cuspid; Bicuspid; Ectopic tooth eruption; Corrective Orthodontics.

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