This lecture will explore the diagnosis, the biomechanics of erupting impacted canines and provide strategies to control and minimize side effects. The presentation will include a discussion on the type of canine exposure to optimize the periodontal health and esthetic outcomes.
Diagnose the position of impacted canines from CBCT.
Identify and predict the force system and minimize the unfavorable side effects of mechanics used.
Choose the preferred surgical procedure when referring for canine exposure.