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CASE REPORT

Nonsyndromic Oligodontia Involving the Maxillary Arch: A Rare Case Report

Pawandeep KS Virk, Urvashi Sharma

Keywords : Child, Denture, Esthetics, Maxilla, Partial

Citation Information : Virk PK, Sharma U. Nonsyndromic Oligodontia Involving the Maxillary Arch: A Rare Case Report. J South Asian Assoc Pediatr Dent 2021; 4 (1):54-57.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10077-3053

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 02-07-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

A clinical case of a 12-year-old girl involving agenesis of multiple permanent maxillary teeth, and presence of a full complement of permanent mandibular teeth, is reported. No such case is previously reported in literature. A prosthetic rehabilitation using a removable maxillary denture was performed to improve the facial profile, have satisfactory intercuspation of teeth, and restore masticatory function along with significant esthetic improvement in smile. Careful monitoring on a long-term basis, educating the parents about growth changes in the child and importance of replacing prostheses according to these changes, is desired.


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