Multiple agenesis in young patients: how to preserve function and esthetics
Preserving deciduous teeth in young people with dental agenesis is mandatory. Maintaining space for any future prosthetic restoration and esthetics during the adolescence is one of the weightiest treatment goals in planning our treatment.
Sometimes this treatment option can provide adequate esthetics for long time, even more than expected. And, if done with care, it’s possible to move deciduous teeth orthodontically, in order to facilitate the final restorations.
Deciduous teeth preservation is a mandatory clinical behavior in young patients affected of dental agenesis. In those cases the treatment goals are, at first during adolescence, to keep a pleasant smile, and then space maintenance until the end of growth, waiting for prosthetic restoration.
As reported in this case, maintaining deciduous teeth in cases with dental agency could be one of the treatment option. Especially in young patients it could probably be the best choice. It allows to give a pleasant smile in adolescent patients without fixed or removable prosthetic solutions. Furthermore, it doesn’t keep us form any change in the future.
Special Thanks to Dr. Marco Rosa for the daily teamwork in treatment planning and for the orthodontic treatment.
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