Relationship of Angulation of Maxillary Impacted Canines with Maxillary Lateral Incisor Root Resorption


  • Mahbubeh Purabdolahi Ardakani
  • Ali Nabavizadeh
  • Foad Iranmanesh
  • Javad Hosseini
  • Mahbubeh Nakhaei


Tooth, Impacted, Root Resorption, Cone-Beam Computed Tomography


Objective: To assess the relationship of ɑ and ß angles of maxillary impacted canines with maxillary lateral incisor root resorption. Material and Methods: For this, 40 patients (between 11 and 45 years) with impacted maxillary canines presenting to a private orthodontic clinic were evaluated.20% of the cases were male and 80% were female. The ɑ and ß angles were measured on panoramic radiographs to determine the angulation of impacted canine. CBCT scans had been taken by ProMax 3D CBCT system were used to examine lateral root reorption. The relationship between the size of ɑ and ß angles of impacted maxillary canines and root resorption in the adjacent maxillary lateral incisor was analyzed using SPSS version 22. Results: The mean size of ɑ and ß angles had no significant correlation with the presence/absence, location, or severity of root resorption in the adjacent lateral incisor or the buccolingual position of impacted canine. The ɑ and ß angles in impacted maxillary canines cannot be used to determine the incidence or severity of root resorption in the adjacent lateral incisor. Conclusion: No significant association between ɑ and ß angles and incidence or severity of root resorption in the adjacent lateral incisor was found.


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Ardakani, M. P. ., Nabavizadeh, A. ., Iranmanesh, F. ., Hosseini, J. ., & Nakhaei, M. . (2021). Relationship of Angulation of Maxillary Impacted Canines with Maxillary Lateral Incisor Root Resorption. Pesquisa Brasileira Em Odontopediatria E Clínica Integrada, 21, e0164. Retrieved from



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