A Systematic Review

Penatalaksanaan impaksi gigi kaninus rahang atas Management of impacted maxillary canine

Anita Septiyani , M. Hendra Chandha, Muhammad Ruslin

Anita Septiyani
Dokter gigi Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Hasanuddin Makassar, Indonesia. Email: m.ruslin@unhas.ac.id

M. Hendra Chandha
Bagian Bedah Mulut dan Maksilofasial Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Hasanuddin Makassar, Indonesia

Muhammad Ruslin
Bagian Bedah Mulut dan Maksilofasial Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Hasanuddin Makassar, Indonesia
Online First: February 28, 2012 | Cite this Article
Septiyani, A., Chandha, M., Ruslin, M. 2012. Penatalaksanaan impaksi gigi kaninus rahang atas Management of impacted maxillary canine. Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science 11(1): 61-68.


Impacted canines can be detected in early age. The clinicians might be able to prevent them by means of proper
clinical diagnosis, radiographic evaluation and timely interceptive treatment. Various surgical and orthodontic
techniques can be used to recover impacted maxillary canines. Surgical technique used to manage impacted canines
including gingivectomy, apically positional flap, and closed eruption technique. The aim of this review is to provide
the management of impacted maxillary canines. Combination between surgical and orthodontic techniques are the
effective method to manage impacted maxillary canines with good result.

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