Esthetic evaluation of implants vs canine substitution in patients with congenitally missing maxillary lateral incisors: Are there any new insights?

@article{Schneider2016EstheticEO,
  title={Esthetic evaluation of implants vs canine substitution in patients with congenitally missing maxillary lateral incisors: Are there any new insights?},
  author={Ute E Schneider and Lorenz Moser and Marzia Fornasetti and Michele Piattella and Giuseppe Siciliani},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  year={2016},
  volume={150 3},
  pages={416-24}
}
INTRODUCTION The aims of the study were to determine how a panel of orthodontists, dentists, and laypersons rated the esthetic appeal of dentitions after orthodontic space closure by canine substitution compared with space opening and replacement of missing maxillary lateral incisors by implant-borne crowns and to compare the outcome with the results of a study in the United States in 2005. METHODS A series of 9 posttreatment intraoral frontal photographs was presented to 87 orthodontists… CONTINUE READING