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Article: Volume 45 Number 3 Page 215 - March 2018

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Orthodontics:  An Alternative Approach to Replacement of an Avulsed Central Incisor

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Abstract: This report describes the case of a young girl who underwent orthodontic and restorative treatment following the ankylosis of an UR1. The case sets out an alternative treatment to prosthetic replacement following the loss of an incisor tooth.

Clinical relevance: This case report gives an insight into an alternative treatment using orthodontics to provide a cost-effective and aesthetic result following avulsion of a central incisor.

Author notes: Amar A Lakhani, BChD(Leeds), MFDS RCS(Ed), Dental Core Trainee, Chesterfield Royal Hospital and Andrew M C Flett, Consultant Orthodontist, Queen’s Medical Centre, Derby Road, Nottingham, NG7 2UH, UK.

Objective: To describe a cost-effective and aesthetic orthodontic result following avulsion of a central incisor. Enhanced CPD DO C