The Open Dentistry Journal




ISSN: 1874-2106 ― Volume 13, 2019

Agenesis of Maxillary Lateral Incisors: Treatment Involves Much More Than Just Canine Guidance



Giordani Santos Silveira*, José Nelson Mucha
Department of Orthodontics, Fluminense Federal University, Niterói, RJ, Brazil

Abstract

Objective:

In this study, we aimed highlight some clinical features present in patients whose maxillary lateral incisors are missing, and proposed more logical, rational and predictable solutions to inform decision making in rehabilitation procedures.

Methods:

Literature review and discussion.

Conclusion:

Choosing the best possible treatment for congenital absence of maxillary lateral incisors depends on the multidisciplinary diagnosis of facial, occlusal, functional and periodontal features. It also depends on the individual long-term stability, and it does not only rely on canine-guided disocclusion.

Keywords: Dental implant, dental prosthesis, lateral incisor, orthodontic space closure, tooth agenesis.


Article Information


Identifiers and Pagination:

Year: 2016
Volume: 10
First Page: 19
Last Page: 27
Publisher Id: TODENTJ-10-19
DOI: 10.2174/1874210601610010019

Article History:

Received Date: 27/1/2015
Revision Received Date: 31/10/2015
Acceptance Date: 6/11/2015
Electronic publication date: 29/2/2016
Collection year: 2016

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* Address correspondence to this author at the Av. Antônio Abrahão Caran, 820 sala 708, bairro São José, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil; Zip code: 31.275-000; Tel: 55 31 34910038, 55 31 99703704; E-mails: giordanisilveira@hotmail.com, giordanisilveira@id.uff.br


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