Dental Care Management Anomaly Microdontia on Children: Case Report
Inne Suherna Sasmita
Staf Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Padjadjaran, India
International Journal of Clinical Case Reports, 2015, Vol. 5, No. 29 doi: 10.5376/ijccr.2015.05.0029
Received: 24 Mar., 2015 Accepted: 11 Jun., 2015 Published: 03 Jul., 2015
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Inne Suherna Sasmita, 2015, Dental Care Management Anomaly Microdontia on Children: Case Report, International Journal of Clinical Case Reports, 5(29) 1-5 (doi: 10.5376/ijccr.2015.05.0027)
One form of dental anomalies that occurred at the stage morfodiferensiasi teeth is microdontia, which occurs both in primary teeth or permanent teeth. Microdonsia is teeth with a size smaller than normal size, or beyond the limits of size variation in tooth and tooth shape with conical or tapered called conical teeth. Factors affecting microdontia is genetic and environmental factors.
The clinical examination microdontia was done by visual inspection, radiographic examination as well as a combination of both. Microdontia diagnosis should be done early to oversee and maintain the development of the teeth in order to avoid complications.
The treatment can be carried out with esthetic restorative treatment of anterior teeth, orthodontic treatment and a combination of both.
Dental anomalies; Microdontia
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