Outcome of orthodontic space closure with a missing maxillary central incisor.

  title={Outcome of orthodontic space closure with a missing maxillary central incisor.},
  author={Ewa Monika Czochrowska and Anne Berit Skaare and Arild Stenvik and Bj{\"o}rn U Zachrisson},
  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},
  volume={123 6},
Orthodontic space closure is one of the treatment alternatives when a maxillary central incisor is missing. Because no systematic analysis of such treatment results is available, a sample of 20 consecutively treated patients was examined in a follow-up study. All patients had received orthodontic treatment with the objective of closing the space for the missing central incisor. Biologic features and the clinical appearance of the recontoured lateral incisor (test tooth) replacing the missing… CONTINUE READING

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