International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research
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International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2015, 3(2A), 1-3
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-3-2A-1
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Use of Adhesive Techniques in the Management of Hypodontia

Samira K Al-Salehi1,

1Professor of Restorative Dentistry, BDS, MFDS (Glasg.), FDS (Rest. Dent.) RCPS, PhD, FHEA, Director of Endodontic Programme, Dubai College of Dental Medicine, Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai, UAE

Pub. Date: February 25, 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Journal of Oral Biological Research and Review)

Cite this paper:
Samira K Al-Salehi. Use of Adhesive Techniques in the Management of Hypodontia. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2015; 3(2A):1-3. doi: 10.12691/ijdsr-3-2A-1


The treatment and management of hypodontia are complex. Traditional treatments include the provision of conventional bridgework. Such treatment modalities are destructive of remaining tooth tissue particularly as the majority of patients presenting for treatment are young adults. This case report describes a 22 year old female Caucasian patient who was treated for missing permanent teeth using conservative adhesive non destructive techniques resulting in a pleasing aesthetic outcome.

Hypodontia adhesive dentistry dentine bonded bridgework

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