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Abstract

Twenty five patients underwent auto-transplantation surgery. Seventeen were females and 8
males. Preoperative PA films were taken for each case for localization of impacted canine. Eleven
were palatal impacted and 14 were labially impacted. The technique used is shifting technique
and OPG. The status of surrounding tissues was evaluated radiographically. No case was
associated with any pathology and complete mature root formation. The average age of patients
ranged from 20 to 35 years. In most of them, there was a retained deciduas teeth.