STUDIES IN THE CAUSES OF DENTAL ANOMALIES
- MEZIODENSUL FAMILIAL. Severin, Emilia; Purcărea, Răzvan; Albu, Crenguţa; Albu, Dinu F.; Ionescu, Ecaterina; Stanciu, Dragoş // Romanian Journal of Stomatology;2009, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p293
Mesiodens is the most common supernumerary tooth. Mesiodens tends to run in families suggesting a genetic cause. Objectives: To describe clinical variability of mesiodens as observed in our cases; to analyze the pattern of inheritance in families. Methods: Investigation of mesiodens was carried...
- distoclusion. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p675
A definition of the term "distoclusion" which refers to a condition in which the lower teeth meet the upper teeth behind the normal position is presented.
- Agenesis and Peg-Shaped Permanent Maxillary Lateral Incisors in Kalahari Bushmen. CLEATON-JONES, P. // Journal of Dental Research;Mar1970, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p457
The article reports on research that examined the shape of the maxillary incisors of Kalahari Bushmen. The researchers were interested in examining the patterns of agenesis of the these teeth and in the occurrence of peg-shaped teeth among this population. Findings indicated that only one of the...
- Characteristics of Incisor-Premolar Hypodontia in Families. Arte, S.; Nieminen, P.; Apajalahti, S.; Haavikko, K.; Thesleff, I.; Pirinen, S. // Journal of Dental Research;May2001, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p1445
Nonsyndromic tooth agenesis is a genetically and phenotypically heterogenous condition. It is generally assumed that different phenotypic forms are caused by different mutated genes. We analyzed inheritance and phenotype of hypodontia and dental anomalies in 214 family members in three...
- Congenital absence of multiple primary teeth. Shilpa; Mohapatra, A.; Reddy, C. P.; Sivakumar, N. // Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentis;Oct-Dec2010, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p319
Idiopathic agenesis of primary dentition is very rare. This is a case report of a 2-year and 6-month-old girl child who presented with 14 missing primary teeth. A review of the previous case reports is done and the management of these cases is discussed.
- Dental transposition as a disorder of genetic origin. Ely, Nicola J.; Sherriff, Martyn; Cobourne, Martyn T. // European Journal of Orthodontics;Apr2006, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p145
A sample of 85 dental transpositions in 75 subjects (27 male, 48 female; mean age at diagnosis 12.25 years) involving both maxillary and mandibular arches was analysed using dental panoramic radiographs and clinical records. Transposition affected the maxillary dentition (76 percent) more...
- A Preliminary Description of the Dental Morphology of the Peruvian Indian. GOAZ, PAUL W.; MILLER, III, M. CLINTON // Journal of Dental Research;Jan1966, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p106
No abstract available.
- A Novel Mutation in Human PAX9Causes Molar Oligodontia. Frazier-Bowers, S. A.; Guo, D. C.; Cavender, A.; Xue, L.; Evans, B.; King, T.; Milewicz, D.; D'Souza, R. N. // Journal of Dental Research;Feb2002, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p129
Experimental and animal studies, as well as genetic mutations in man, have indicated that the development of dentition is under the control of several genes. So far, mutations in MSX1 and PAX9 have been associated with dominantly inherited forms of human tooth agenesis that mainly involve...
- Hereditary Generalized Microdontia. STEINBERG, ARTHUR G.; WARREN, JOSEPH F.; WARREN, LEONARD M. // Journal of Dental Research;Jan1961, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p58
The article focuses on hereditary generalized microdontia observed in a family over three generations. It states that microdontia is a condition where teeth appear smaller than normal. It comments that this instance of generalized microdontia appears to be a dominant autosomal inheritance. It...