Dental Orthodontic Abnormalities

Lingually Displaced (Base Narrow) Mandibular Canines (MAL/BN)

Base narrow canines are lingually displaced mandibular canines caused by a too narrow mandible or persistent primary mandibular canines.

Lingually displaced primary mandibular canine causing palatal trauma (PT)

 

Lingually displaced permanent mandibular canine causing palatal trauma (PT)

 

Vertical orientation of mandibular canines


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Crowded Incisors

Crowded incisors occur when the normal orientation of the teeth are abnormally positioned close together. This condition may lead to periodontal disease.

Canine

 

Feline


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Rostrally (Mesioversion) Deviated Mandibular Canines

Occurs when the lower canine tooth (teeth) are deviated in a forward direction.

Canine

 

Feline

 

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Palatally Deviated Maxillary Canines

Occurs when the upper canine tooth (teeth) are deviated toward the hard palate.

Canine – mesial deviation of maxillary canine

 

Feline – mesial deviation of maxillary canine


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Rostrally (Mesioversion) Deviated Maxillary Canines

Occurs when the upper canine tooth (teeth) are deviated in a forward direction.

Canine

 

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