Orthodontic Management of Congenitally Missing Lateral Incisors

Natarajan, Madhumitha and Singla, Ritesh (2013) Orthodontic Management of Congenitally Missing Lateral Incisors. Orthodontics . pp. 42-43.

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Maxillary lateral incisor completes the smile are by adding individuality and influencing gender characterization. Agenesis of maxillary lateral incisosrs often laeads to unesthestic smile are and canine substitution in such cases requires a paper case selection and a good knowlegde of crown anatomy.An 18-yr old female patient reported witha chief complaint of spacing in the upper teeth. She had an Angle's class 1 molar with agenesis of maxillary lateral incisors. treatment options available were; 1) orthodontic space closure by canine substitution or 2) to open the space for a fixed partial denture or 3) implant. The choice of tretment has been discussed in detail

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Agenesis; Canine Substitution; Cuspid protection; Canine contouring
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Orthodontics
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2014 09:08
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2014 09:08
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/138352

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