Alternative treatment plan for congenitally missing teeth in an adolescent patient: A case report.

Ok U., Sen Yilmaz B.

Journal of the American Dental Association (1939), vol.150, no.8, pp.707-713, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 150 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.adaj.2019.04.010
  • Title of Journal : Journal of the American Dental Association (1939)
  • Page Numbers: pp.707-713


Background and Overview. Mandibular second premolars are the second most commonly missing teeth, and there are various treatment alternatives to restore the space of the missing teeth. However, in growing patients, implants are contraindicated because they prevent growth of bone.