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Esthetic and Functional Rehabilitation of a Child with Complete Anodontia in Primary and Mixed Dentition Stage: A Case Report with 4-year Follow-up

Madhusudan K Kaikure, Krithika Shetty, Rachel Menezes, Sowmya B Shetty, HK Sundeep, Savithalakshmi Kaikure

Keywords : Anodontia, Case report, Complete dentures, Prosthetic rehabilitation

Citation Information : Kaikure MK, Shetty K, Menezes R, Shetty SB, Sundeep H, Kaikure S. Esthetic and Functional Rehabilitation of a Child with Complete Anodontia in Primary and Mixed Dentition Stage: A Case Report with 4-year Follow-up. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2023; 16 (4):649-655.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-2630

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 11-09-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Background: Pediatric dentists face significant challenges when treating a child with anodontia. Early intervention is essential to ensure the normal physiological and psychological development while also promoting normal jaw development. Case Report: This report describes a 4-year follow-up case of a child with complete anodontia. Prosthetic rehabilitation during the primary and mixed dentition period improved the facial esthetics, self-esteem, speech, and masticatory function of the child. Conclusion: This case report summarizes the treatment procedure, challenges faced in clinical management and the various prosthetic options with its advantages and disadvantages for a child with anodontia.

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