Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : space closure


ORTHODONTIC MANAGEMENT OF MISSING MOLARS

Dr. G.NIDHYA VARSHINI; DR. THAILAVATHY; Dr. M.S. KANNAN

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 4, Pages 1694-1699

Numerous studies have shown that masticatory performance deteriorates as the number of posterior teeth and occlusal surface area decrease. Congenitally missing teeth (CMT), or usually called as hypodontia, is a highly prevalent dental anomaly. Missing molars can also be because of endodontic or periodontal problems. This article reviews the various causes of missing molars and their various treatment options.