IP International Journal of Medical Paediatrics and Oncology


Partial anodontia in permanent dention: A case report


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Author Details: Shilpa P. H.*,Abhishek Jairaj,Deepthi N. G.,Prashant Pareek,Kritika Sehrawat

Volume : 4

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2581-4702

Print ISSN : 2581-4699

Article First Page : 125

Article End Page : 126


Abstract

Anodontia is a genetic disorder characterized by absence of all primary or permanent teeth. It can occur in some teeth or all the teeth. Partial anodontia also called as anodontia involves two dentitions or only teeth of permanent dentition. partial anodontia, hypodontia, oligodontia, bilateral aplasia, congenital absence are the various terminologies used for the same. Congenital absence of at least one permanent tooth is the most common dental anomaly which affects esthetic, mastication, speech and cause malocclusion. This case report presents a female child of 12 years with partial anodontia or oligodontia with numerous permanent missing teeth.

Keywords:Anodontia, Hypodontia, Oligodontia, Missing teeth

Doi No:-10.18231/2581-4702.2018.0026