Adjunctive Orthodontic Therapy in the Prosthodontic Implant Management of the Traumatic Loss of All Maxillary Incisors: A Case Report

Peipei Wang and Min Gu*

Various prosthodontic methods are available to replace missing teeth, ranging from simple to complex. This case report describes the multidisciplinary management, involving periodontal, oral surgical, orthodontic, and prosthodontic disciplines, of a 30-year-old Han Chinese female who presented with missing maxillary incisor teeth and psychological depression following a road traffic accident. After occlusal leveling and acquiring sufficient anterior interocclusal space by orthodontic therapy, four endosseous dental implants were placed at the sites of the missing teeth. Five months later, following satisfactory osseointegration, metal-ceramic crowns were fabricated and cemented. The patient achieved a stable functional occlusion and was very pleased with the final esthetic results and her much improved social relationships

Published Date: 2022-06-17; Received Date: 2022-05-16