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Article: Volume 6 Number 4 Page 109 - October 2013

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  Orth Update 2013; 6: 109-111

Orthodontics:  An Unusual Presentation of Hypodontia Confined to a Mandibular Quadrant

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Abstract: Treatment of patients with extensive hypodontia can present many difficulties in treatment planning for the multi-disciplinary team. Presented is an interesting case of non-syndromic hypodontia where the developmental absence of teeth is related to only one quadrant of the mouth. This unusual case of hypodontia appears to be sporadic with no familial or environmental history.

Clinical relevance: This case report describes an unusual presentation of hypodontia and provides a report on the current knowledge of the genetics of hypodontia

Author notes: Christopher S Barker, DDS, BChD, MFDS RCS(Ed), MOrth RCS(Ed), Post-CCST Specialty Registrar in Orthodontics, Leeds Dental Institute and York Hospital, Martyn T Cobourne, PhD, MSc, BDS, FDS RCS, FDS(Orth) RCS, FHEA, Professor in Orthodontics and Honorary Consultant in Orthodontics, King’s College London Dental Institute, Guy’s Hospital, London, Anthony J Ireland, PhD, MSc, BDS, FDS RCS, MOrth RCS, Consultant in Orthodontics, Royal United Hospitals, Bath, Professor in Orthodontics, Child Dental Health, Bristol Dental School and Jonathan R Sandy, PhD, MOrth RCS, FDS RCS, FMedSci, Professor and Honorary Consultant in Orthodontics, Child Dental Health, Bristol Dental School, UK.

Objective: To highlight the multidisciplinary nature of hypodontia involving paediatric, orthodontic and restorative dentistry.

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