Tooth Formation is Asymmetric When Hypodontia Exists

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Abstract

Article Title and Bibliographic Information

Bilateral asymmetry of tooth formation is elevated in children with simple hypodontia.

Article Title and Bibliographic Information

Harris EF, Evans JB, Smith AS.

Article Title and Bibliographic Information

Arch Oral Biol 201;56:687–94.

Reviewer

Joel H. Berg, DDS, MS

Purpose/Question

When hypodontia exists via retrospective analysis of panoramic radiographs in children, is there an increased likelihood of asymmetry in tooth formation?

Source of Funding

Information not available

Type of Study/Design

Case-control study

Level of Evidence

Level 2: Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidence

Strength of Recommendation Grade

N/A: Not applicable

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