Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (JOMS);65; 2336-2339; 2007. Peñarrocha M, Peñarrocha M, García-Mira B, Larrazabal C. Valencia University Medical and Dental School, Valencia, Spain.
This case report presents a patient with impaction of both maxillary upper canines. The high and horizontal disposition of the teeth precluded orthodontic treatment. As a result, the canines were removed, with collection of the ostectomy bone shavings and immediate dental implant placement.