The therapeutic goal of reconstruction dentistry is to provide our patients with a dentition that is in harmony with the patient’s musculature and temporomandibular joints. Malocclusion can contribute to both muscular and joint dysfunction. This case report demonstrates the reconstruction of a malocclusion caused by a congenitally missing lateral incisor utilizing a combination of orthodontic treatment and a dental implant to replace the congenitally missing tooth.
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American Academy of Implant Dentistry