Carlos Silva

Lateral maxilar incisor agenesy: space closure option

  • Dental Doctor Surgeon
  • Specialist in Orthodontics
  • PhD – Univ. of Barcelona
  • Assoc. Prof. – Universidade Fernando Pessoa
  • Author of the method of diagnosis: Individualized Geometric Analysis of Facial Harmony
  • Published books: “Geometric Analysis – manual of the technique and method of tracing”; The Orthodontic Tooth Movement”.
  • Former Secretary General of OMD
  • Former President of the College of Orthodontists

Nationality: Portugal

Scientific areas: Orthodontics

14 of november, from 11h30 until 12h00

Auditório C

Conference summary

This presentation will address epidemiologycal and ethiological general considerations of teeth agenesies and in particular, regarding the lateral incisor agenesy situation.

We will also consider the observing criteria when addressing orthodontic options of treatment, specially when the space closure option is taken, as well as the aesthetic parameters involved and occlusal adaptations required in such cases.