JCO Journal of Clinical Orthodontics
About JCO Archive Subscribe Marketplace Forum Continuing Education Product News Classifieds Submissions Contact Us Login
Back Search Archive List Issue Contents Print Article
Online Archive
Figures Tables References Footnotes Help

Miniscrew-Retained Pontics in Growing Patients: A Biological Approach

VOLUME 46 : NUMBER 10 : PAGES (638-640) 2012



Previous ArticleNext Article

Two options are available for treating patients with agenesis of the upper lateral incisors: space closure followed by reshaping of the canines that will function as lateral incisors, or space maintenance for implant placement after cessation of alveolar development. The first choice is preferable when the shape of the canines allows for acceptable recontouring and space closure will not have a detrimental effect on the patient's profile. Otherwise, the better alternative will be...

This is only a preview of the article:

Purchase online access to this
individual article for $10.00

Login or purchase access to the complete
JCO online archive (1967 to current articles)
Copyright (C) 1999 - 2017, JCO Privacy Policy 303-443-1720 info@jco-online.com