Facial asymmetry case with multiple missing teeth treated by molar autotransplantation and orthognathic surgery

Enacar A., Keser E., Mavili E., Giray B.

ANGLE ORTHODONTIST, vol.74, no.1, pp.137-144, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 74 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Title of Journal : ANGLE ORTHODONTIST
  • Page Numbers: pp.137-144


Autotransplantation is an alternative treatment in cases of missing teeth. Autotransplantation of teeth can lead to significantly shorter treatment time and an improved treatment result in certain cases of tooth loss, wherever a suitable tooth is available and the anatomic circumstances permit it. The presented case report, treated successfully with molar. autotransplantation and orthognathic surgery, had a number of missing teeth and facial asymmetry.