Oligodoncia: reporte de caso

The clinical and radiological absence of a tooth, temporary or permanent, in the oral cavity, with no history of extraction, avulsion, or exfoliation, is known as anodontia and this may be total or partial. If the absence is up to six teeth, the condition is known as hypodontia. The term oligodontia...

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Autores Principales: Porras Castro, Ileana, Castillo Chan, Karen
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Universidad de Costa Rica 2011
Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/Odontos/article/view/4787
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/21311
Sumario: The clinical and radiological absence of a tooth, temporary or permanent, in the oral cavity, with no history of extraction, avulsion, or exfoliation, is known as anodontia and this may be total or partial. If the absence is up to six teeth, the condition is known as hypodontia. The term oligodontia is used when more than six teeth are absent. This article describes a case of partial oligodontia in a young patient with a family history of this disorder.