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Table 5 As for different predictors, the clinical result of the 26 donor teeth at one year follow-up

From: Autotransplantation of mature and immature third molars in 23 Chinese patients: a clinical and radiological follow-up study

  Number of transplanted teeth Gingival index Probing depth (mm) Mobility Masticatory function Radiographi--c examination
Stage of donor tooth root development
 6 2 0 2 Negative Satisfactory Normal
 7 24 0 1,2,3 Negative Satisfactory Normal
Indications for transplantation
 Caries 18 0 2,3 Negative Satisfactory Normal
 Root fracture 1 0 1 Negative Satisfactory Normal
 Trauma 1 0 1 Negative Satisfactory Normal
 Missing teeth 6 0 1,2 Negative Satisfactory Normal
Fixation method
 Sutures 9 0 2,3 Negative Satisfactory Normal
 Wires 17 0 1,2,3 Negative Satisfactory Normal
Time of root canal treatment
 During surgery 1 0 2 Negative Satisfactory Normal
 2 weeks later 2 0 2 Negative Satisfactory Normal
 4 weeks later 23 0 1,2,3 Negative Satisfactory Normal