2021, Vol. 7 Issue 3, Part C
Esthetic consideration of canine substitution in congenital lateral incisor agenesis
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Hiba Shahzad, Dr. Pradeep Raghav and Dr. Munish Reddy
Amongst the anomalies observed in human dentition, agenesis is one of the most commonly found. Maxillary lateral incisor agenesis is one such anomaly. Various treatment modalities involving orthodontic & prosthetic treatment have been advocated for the management of this anomaly.
Objective: To analyze the best treatment modality for maxillary lateral incisor agenesis amongst the orthodontic space closure, prosthetic replacement & implant based upon the esthetic results.
Methodology: Till October 2020 a thorough literature search in various popular data bases performed with the end result of inclusion of 11 articles.
Result and Conclusion: Esthetic outcomes of all these modalities was found to be satisfactory for patients as well as for the dentists, however orthodontic space closure was considered to be the most appropriate modality for lateral incisor agenesis pertaining to esthetics.
Pages: 154-159 | 428 Views 10 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Hiba Shahzad, Dr. Pradeep Raghav, Dr. Munish Reddy. Esthetic consideration of canine substitution in congenital lateral incisor agenesis. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2021;7(3):154-159. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/oral.2021.v7.i3c.1293