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Gardner Syndrome

Gardner syndrome which was first described in 1953 consists of adenomatous polyps of the gastrointestinal tract, desmoid tumours, osteomas, epidermoid cysts, lipomas, dental abnormalities and periampullary carcinomas.The incidence of the syndrome is 1:14,025 with an equal sex distribution. It is determined by the autosomal dominant familial polyposis coli gene (APC) on chromosome 5. Continue reading

Impacted Teeth Part 2

Impacted Maxillary Canines

Natural Development of Canine

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Impacted Teeth Part 1

What is Impacted Tooth? 

An impacted tooth is any tooth that is prevented from reaching its normal position in the mouth by tissue, bone, or another tooth.

Why do impactions occur?

Theories & mechanisms of tooth impaction

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