Congenitally missing maxillary lateral incisors and orthodontic treatment considerations for the single-tooth implant.

@article{Richardson2001CongenitallyMM,
  title={Congenitally missing maxillary lateral incisors and orthodontic treatment considerations for the single-tooth implant.},
  author={Graeme Richardson and Kathleen A D D S Russell},
  journal={Journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={25-8}
}
Implant restorations have become a primary treatment option for the replacement of congenitally missing lateral incisors. The central incisor and canine often erupt in less than optimal positions adjacent to the edentulous lateral incisor space, and therefore preprosthetic orthodontic treatment is frequently required. Derotation of the central incisor and canine, space closure and correction of root proximities may be required to create appropriate space in which to place the implant and… CONTINUE READING

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