Autogenous Tooth Transplantation In Adult Orofacial Cleft Deformity: A Case Report

  • BE Edetanlen
  • CC Azodo
  • PE Egbor
  • O Akpata

Abstract

A case of autotransplantation of a tooth in a 26 year old female African cleft palate patient is reported. This case report emphasizes the possibility and success of autotransplantation in our centre, it also emphasizes that transplantation is only technique sensitive but less equipment sensitive. It further stresses that an otherwise extracted and discarded tooth can be used to make natural functional unit. Keyword: autotransplantation, tooth, cleft palate, success, technique sensitive, extraction.

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