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Interdisciplinary management of hypodontia: Oral surgery

Lookup NU author(s): Dr John Meechan, Nigel Carter, Dr Ross Hobson, Dr Nick Jepson


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This paper describes the role of oral surgery in the management of children and adolescents with hypodontia. Surgical intervention can be used as an aid to orthodontic and prosthodontic treatment. In some cases surgery can supersede orthodontics as transplantation makes it possible to move teeth between the jaws.

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Author(s): Meechan JG, Carter NE, Gillgrass TJ, Hobson RS, Jepson NJ, Nohl FS, Nunn JH

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: British Dental Journal

Year: 2003

Volume: 194

Issue: 8

Pages: 423-427

Print publication date: 01/01/2003

ISSN (print): 0007-0610

ISSN (electronic): 1476-5373

Publisher: Nature Publishing Group


DOI: 10.1038/sj.bdj.4810061

PubMed id: 12778090


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