Tipped molar is a relatively common occurrence in adult dentition. The objective in orthodontic molar uprighting is ideal positioning of the molar which will eventually become an abutment tooth for a fixed prothesis. The ideal position will improve the periodontal environment for the molar. The benefits provided by molar uprignting are: abutment preparations are simplified; pontic design is improved; reduced mesial periodontal infra-bony defect and so on. In present review article, several appliances and techniques are described for uprighting molars.
Hsieh, Hsin-Yi; Ko, Wen-Ching; and Huang, Chiung-Shing
"Orthodontic Molar Uprighting - Literature Review,"
Taiwanese Journal of Orthodontics: Vol. 21:
1, Article 2.
Available at: https://www.tjo.org.tw/tjo/vol21/iss1/2