Treatment Options in Congenital Missing Teeth


  • Seda Erken
  • Ömür Polat-Özsoy

Received Date: 04.08.2009 Accepted Date: 17.01.2010 Turk J Orthod 2010;23(2):189-208

The clinician is often encountered with missing teeth in orthodontic practice. In this review, clinical incidence, etiology and especially treatment options are described. Treatment options of the most common congenital missing lateral and premolar teeth are presented with advantages and disadvantages to provide a brief guide for daily practice.

Keywords: Tooth agenesis, Anadontia, Congenital Anomaly