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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Multidisciplinary Therapy Of Extensive Oligodontia: A Case Report.
Author: Gonçalves, Thaís Marques Simek Vega
Gonçalves, Letícia Machado
Sabino-Bezerra, José Ribamar
Santos-Silva, Alan Roger
da Silva, Wander José
Garcia, Renata Cunha Matheus Rodrigues
Abstract: Oligodontia is a rare congenital disorder consisting in the absence of six or more teeth. This case report describes a multidisciplinary treatment approach for a 12-year-old male with absence of 11 permanent teeth. Prior to any procedure, all primary teeth were scheduled for extraction due to poor crown-to-root ratio. The treatment plan comprised two phases: 1. orthodontic and speech therapy aimed at overbite and anterior open bite adjustment, as well as tongue position improvement; and 2. prosthetic treatment by insertion of removable temporary partial dentures. The multidisciplinary treatment involving orthodontics, speech and prosthetic therapies have reestablished the masticatory function and aesthetics, allowing the patient to achieve greater self-esteem and better social acceptance.
Subject: Anodontia
Denture, Partial, Removable
Denture, Partial, Temporary
Esthetics, Dental
Open Bite
Orthodontics, Corrective
Patient Care Planning
Patient Care Team
Self Concept
Social Distance
Speech Therapy
Tongue Habits
Tooth Extraction
Tooth, Deciduous
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/0103-6440201302158
Date Issue: 2013
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