Non-syndromic oligodontia – Report of a clinical case with 14 missing teeth

Authors

  • NB Nagaveni Department of Paediatric dentistry, D. J. College of Dental Sciences & Research, Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh
  • KV Umashankara Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, D. J. College of Dental Sciences & Research, Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh
  • NB Radhika Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics, Krishna Institute of Dental Sciences, Karad, Maharashtra
  • TS Satisha Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v10i3.8365

Keywords:

oligodontia, hypodontia, partial anodontia, tooth agenesis.

Abstract

Oligodontia (severe partial anodontia) is a rare developmental dental anomaly refers to congenital lack of more than six teeth. Most often oligodontia appears as part of some congenital syndromes that affects several organ systems. The exact etiology for oligodontia is unknown. Management includes various restorative and orthodontic procedures to improve the esthetics and function. The present article reports a case of oligodontia of 14 number of permanent teeth excluding third molars in a non-syndromic female patient.

Key words: oligodontia; hypodontia, partial anodontia, tooth agenesis.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v10i3.8365

BJMS 2011; 10(3): 200-202

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Nagaveni, N., Umashankara, K., Radhika, N., & Satisha, T. (2011). Non-syndromic oligodontia – Report of a clinical case with 14 missing teeth. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, 10(3), 200–202. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v10i3.8365

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