Nowadays, orthodontic treatment can be provided not only for aesthetic correction of a smile, but as an additional manipulation before quality prosthodontic treatment (recovery of continuity of dental arch).
Tooth loss can lead to facial height reduction, tooth abrasion and attrition, change of teeth position.
Interdisciplinary approach can help to achieve the most aesthetic and functional result.
In this case, the main patient’s concern was smile aesthetics. From an early childhood he had malocclusion: his lower teeth covered upper. Because of it, he has toothwear and lower facial height reduction.
Following treatment was done:
- surgery (extractions, implantation);
- orthodontics (tooth position correction);
- prosthodontic treatment (recovery of tooth anatomy).