Transmigration of impacted canines

Aydin U., Yilmaz H.

DENTOMAXILLOFACIAL RADIOLOGY, vol.32, no.3, pp.198-200, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1259/dmfr/38819077
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.198-200
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: No


Pre-eruptive migration of a tooth across the midline is termed "transmigration". This condition has not been reported for teeth other than mandibular canines. Bilateral transmigration is extremely rare, and associated pathological lesions are also reported. The aim of this report is to present the first case of maxillary canine transmigration as well as additional cases of transmigrated mandibular canines, with special emphasis on their classification.