Radiographic Assessment of Impacted Canine: A Systematic Review

  • Poornima R
  • Kannan N
  • R Krishnaraj
  • R Kamal Kanthan
  • M Deivanayagi
Keywords: Impacted canine, Radiograph, CBCT, CT Scan


Dental professionals face a lot of challenges in treatment of impacted canine due its position. Localisation of impacted canine in diagnosis and treatment is important. There are various radiographic methods in localization of impacted canine. In this article, different radiographic methods in the diagnosis of impacted canine. The use of periapical radiograph, panoramic radiograph, occlusal radiograph, CT scan, and CBCT have been reviewed using various literature. CBCT gives an accurate dimension and position of impacted canine.


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DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/01_10/135
Published: 2018-01-10
How to Cite
Poornima R, Kannan N, R Krishnaraj, R Kamal Kanthan, M Deivanayagi. Radiographic Assessment of Impacted Canine: A Systematic Review. IHRJ [Internet]. 2018Jan.10 [cited 2021Jul.30];1(10):304-8. Available from: