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Congenitally Missing Teeth : A Case Report

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Author(s): Y. Narendranath Reddy | Upendra Jain

Journal: Annals and Essences of Dentistry
ISSN 0975-8798

Volume: 2;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 5;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Congenitally missing teeth

ABSTRACT
Congenitally missing teeth have been observed as one of the most common human dental developmental anomalies. In the permanent dentition the prevalence rate of true partial exodontias is 3.5% to 6.5%. The most likely factors of hypodontia are hereditary, environmental factors and evolution. Various studies have demonstrated differences in frequency and Patten between sexes, and in frequencies among the races. A case of eight congenitally missing teeth is presented.
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