Hypodontia, Microdontia and Tooth rotation: A rare clinical triad


  • Pushappreet Kaur Dental Officer, Guru Nanak Dev Dental Hospital






Anomalies, Case, Hypodontia, Microdontia, Rotations


Hypodontia, microdontia and rotations are developmental dental anomalies resulting from genetic and epigenetic disturbances during tooth initiation, morphogenesis and eruption stages; with variable effects on function and dentofacial esthetics depending upon their severity. Hypodontia and microdontia may occur in syndromic or isolated non-syndromic forms based on presence or absence of congenital defects. This article briefly reviews hypodontia, microdontia and tooth rotation; and discusses a rare case presenting combination of these anomalies along with a possible treatment proposal.


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