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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 145-149

Restoring function and esthetics in an adolescent with idiopathic multiple unerupted permanent teeth: A clinical report

1 Department of Prosthodontics, A.J. Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry, ABSMIDS, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Periodontics, A.J. Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Vidya K Shenoy
Department of Prosthodontics, A.J. Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2229-5194.181375

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Idiopathic multiple unerupted teeth have several debilitating oral and psychological manifestations, especially with young children and adolescents. The multiple unerupted permanent teeth can cause serious problems in terms of treatment time and outcome. This clinical report presents a multidisciplinary approach for the management of an adolescent girl with idiopathic multiple unerupted teeth. At the 2-year follow-up, there was a significant improvement in the oral function and psychosocial activities without any prosthetic complications. CLINICAL RELEVANCE TO INTERDISCIPLINARY DENTISTRY
  • Interdisciplinary team including Prosthodontist, Restorative Dentist, Periodontist and an Oral Surgeon will help in significantly improving the quality of life of the patient
  • Special emphasis is placed on early diagnosis, careful treatment planning, and co-.ordination and timing of different phases of the treatment
  • A system for integrating all the specialities will be a guarantee for a successful outcome.

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