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Idiopathic Congenital Agenesis of Primary Teeth: A Report of Two Cases with Review of Literature

Anila Valsan, Mebin G Mathew

Keywords : Congenital absence, Hypodontia, Oligodontia, Primary teeth

Citation Information : Valsan A, Mathew MG. Idiopathic Congenital Agenesis of Primary Teeth: A Report of Two Cases with Review of Literature. CODS J Dent 2016; 8 (2):121-126.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10063-0023

License: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0

Published Online: 00-12-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Nonsyndromic idiopathic agenesis of primary teeth is a rare finding. Clinician\'s sound knowledge and preparedness for the early diagnosis and appropriate treatment are important to prevent consequences of esthetic and functional problems in children with congenitally absent primary teeth. This article reports two such cases of missing primary teeth in children of Asian origin.


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