Unusual Presence of Lateral Incisor: Misplaced or Displaced?

Sherpa J**, Khanal B*,


Misplacement or displacement of teeth is seen very commonly in the dental practice. Displacement is always associated with the underlying trauma factor and the tooth in question is almost always accompanied by pulpal necrosis along with periapical and periodontal pathology. The present case though looks very simple in its presentation and treatment plan; it refuses to fit into the usual format and sequelae of a traumatized tooth. Thus it leaves us plenty of room to think in terms of the wide possibilities of outcome with the similar stimulus or impact on different individuals.

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