1) HYPODONTIA :
A dental condition where by the patient has missing teeth as a result of their failure of development. The most common missing tooth is the third molars, or known as wisdom tooth. Hypodontia can be due to genetic or environmental factors. It is been reported in association with low birth weight, increased maternal age and etc. Continue reading
1. Large tooth/ macrodontia
Macrodontia is derived from the word “macro” which means large and “dont” which refers to tooth or teeth. Macrodontia means a condition whereby a tooth or a group of teeth is abnormally larger than usual. We are not talking about the “bunny teeth” that we had when we were about 6-7 years old, when our 2 upper front teeth has just erupted. The head and jaws of a child that age will continue to grow, and soon the 2 front teeth will no longer seem protruding and large.
Macrodontia can be divided into: Continue reading