1)Â Â Â Â Â HYPODONTIA :
A dental condition where by the patient has missing teeth as a result of their failure of development.Â The most common missing tooth is the third molars, or known as wisdom tooth. Â Hypodontia can be due to genetic or environmental factors. Â 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 â€œmacroâ€ which means large and â€œdontâ€ 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 weÂ 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