Overlay Removable Partial Dentures for a 10-Year Old Child with Oligodontia and Posterior Open Bite Occlusion: A Clinical Report

Authors

1 Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric, Faculty of Dentistry, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran

4 Assistant Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine, Dental Research Center, Faculty of Dentistry, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran

5 Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran

Abstract

The most common congenital and developmental anomaly in teeth is the missing of one or more of them. Congenitally missing teeth (CMT) or teeth agenesis mentions failure of tooth formation due to disturbances during the early stages of tooth germ development. There are several definitive treatment options for these patients including fixed, removable or implant-supported prostheses. Economic limitations and age of treatment prevent us from choosing the most desirable treatment. This clinical report describes a noninvasive approach for full mouth reconstruction of a child with multiple missing teeth besides posterior open bite occlusion.

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