Case report of oligodontia: long term stability of orthognatic surgery and prosthetic rehabilitation

Alessandro Moro, Giulio Gasparini, Tito Matteo Marianetti, Camillo Azzuni, Daniele Cervelli, Roberto Boniello, Sandro Pelo, C. Azzuni, D. Cervelli, R. Boniello

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Abstract

Oligodontia may compromise the harmonious development of the masticatory system. The quantity and quality of agenesis determines the type of approach and the complexity of rehabilitative therapy. We present a case of a patient affected by oligodontia and maxillo-mandibular skeletal alterations, corrected by orthodontic and orthognatic surgical treatment, assisted by prosthetic-presurgical rehabilitation of the lower arch. After surgery the occlusion was finally restored by a definitive prosthesis modeled on the presurgical one and supported by the same residual dental elements. Photographic and cephalometric analysis have shown the stability of the results at 20 years follow-up. The case presented shows that the final prosthesis on the residual teeth in patients affected by oligodontia may represent a possible alternative to implanto-prosthetic rehabilitation, presenting lower cost and requiring less time for definitive occlusal rehabilitation.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)139-147
Numero di pagine9
RivistaMinerva Stomatologica
Volume2011
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2011

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Dental Prosthesis
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Orthognathic Surgical Procedures
  • Time Factors
  • Tooth Abnormalities

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