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Replacement of Congenital Missing Lateral Incisor

Last Updated December 22, 2016
Reviewed By:  OsseoNews Team

In this video, Prof. Ziv Mazor demonstrates the replacement of congenital missing lateral incisor with a narrow platform implant.

Congenital missing teeth is also discussed in these prior posts: [Congenital hypodontia: treatment suggestions?](https://www.osseonews.com/congenital-hypodontia-treatment-suggestions/), [Limited surgical space and increase restorative space: thoughts?](https://www.osseonews.com/limited-surgical-space-increase-restorative-space-thoughts/).

An interesting study of 18 subjects with congenital missing teeth concluded that:
“Oral rehabilitation with implant-supported prosthetic constructions seems to be a good alternative in adolescents with extensive aplasia, provided that craniofacial growth has ceased or is almost complete.”1

References
1. Orthodontic aspects of the use of oral implants in adolescents: a 10-year follow-up study. Eur J Orthod. 2001 Dec;23(6):715-31. Thilander B et al.


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