Unilateral horizontally impacted maxillary canine and first premolar treated with a double archwire technique

Chien Lun Peng, Yu Yu Su, Sheng Yang Lee

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A patient with a unilateral horizontally impacted upper left canine and first premolar was treated orthodontically. The use of a double archwire technique achieved the desired treatment goals. We discuss the problems associated with impacted maxillary canines and first premolars and the biomechanical interventions used for this patient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)502-509
Number of pages8
JournalAngle Orthodontist
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 3 2006



  • Double archwire
  • Horizontal impaction
  • Impacted canine
  • Impacted premolar

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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