dental anomaly


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dental anomaly

an aberration in which one or more teeth deviate from the normal in form, function, or position.

den·tal a·nom·a·ly

(dentăl ă-nomă-lē)
Abnormality or deviation from the average norm of anatomy, function, or position of teeth.
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Number (%) of patients Dental anomaly Ectopic Normal Infraocclusion 9 (32.
Key Words: Hypodontia, Supernumerary, Taurodontism, Double Tooth, Dental Anomaly.
Therefore comprehensive investigation for the presence of any dental anomaly is necessary to prevent various dental problems like caries, periodontitis and malocclusion.
Taurodontism is a dental anomaly that is diagnosed most often in molars and occasionally in premolars.
Key words: Double teeth, dental anomaly, fusion, gemination.
Talon cusp is a dental anomaly that occurs as an accessory cusp like structure from the cingulum of maxillary or mandibular anterior teeth.
No statistically significant correlations were found between dental anomaly and type of malocclusion.