Prof. Clark M. Stanford

Diagnosis and Evaluation of Patients with Hypodontia.

Patients often present with congenital and acquired tooth loss and clinical team needs to diagnosis, educate and provide care plans addressing a range of issues. The diagnostic phase is critical and often involves an orthodontic interdisciplinary team. This leads to progressive care plans engaging removable, fixed and implant Prosthodontics. This presentation will review the critical points of assessment, the process of informed consent and then provide clinical examples of care planes for the transitional adult in your practice.


Diagnostic issues of tooth loss in the young adult,
Treatment options for tooth replacement including advantages and challenges,
Identify how evolution in design modification can positively affect outcomes.
Outcomes of care when electing to perform tooth replacement in this population.