Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Case of the Month

April, 2000


The patient is a 28 y.o. male that presented to our office complaining of his maxillary removable partial denture. He was not interested in a fixed partial denture and he was not interested in orthodontic treatment to close his maxillary diastema. The patient desired a dental implant.


The patient had an allergy to Penicillin.There were no serious illnesses. Oral examination revealed missing tooth # 8. The patient injured tooth # 8 secondary to a fall when 10 years of age. He had root canal therapy for tooth # 8, which had to be extracted when he was 24 years old. Multiple maxillary diastema were noted in the anterior maxilla.


Plan / Treatment:

Patient treated by:
  • Dr. Steven R. Tucker Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Dr. H. Dwaine Blakeman General Dentistry

 Steven R. Tucker DMD, PSC
 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
 909 Scherm Road
 Owensboro, KY 42301
 phone: 1-270-926-4107
 fax: 1-270-926-4166
 url: www.srt-psc.com


Last Modified: April 1, 2000

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