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Case Reports in Dentistry
Volume 2015, Article ID 716462, 6 pages
Case Report

Combined Periodontal, Orthodontic, and Prosthetic Treatment in an Adult Patient

1Graduate Dentistry Program in Orthodontics, School of Health and Biosciences, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil
2Private Practice in Periodontics, Brazil
3Southwest Bahia State University (UESB), Brazil
4Brazilian Board of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Brazil

Received 19 August 2015; Accepted 4 October 2015

Academic Editor: Mehmet Ozgur Sayin

Copyright © 2015 Claudio Vinicius Sabatoski et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A 41-year-old man had a significant loss of bone and supporting tissues with pathologic migration of several teeth and several missing teeth. He was treated with an interdisciplinary therapeutic protocol that included nonsurgical periodontal therapy based on strict control of supragingival plaque, subgingival periodontal therapy, orthodontic and endodontic treatment, and replacement of restorations. The orthodontic therapy was performed in a severely reduced bone support and the presence of pathological tooth migration after periodontal disease control. The interdisciplinary treatment protocol was the key to achieve a significant improvement in his facial and dental esthetics, masticatory function, and quality of life.