Incorporating retained deciduous teeth in orthodontic therapy

Christian R. Kenworthy, Brent E. Larson

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While patients with hypodontia of the permanent dentition constitute a relatively small portion of the general population, a significant percentage of these patients will require orthodontic therapy. This is a case report in which the family opted to maintain the retained deciduous teeth rather than seek combined orthodontic-prosthodontic treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)202-210
Number of pages9
JournalAmerican Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2001

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