A Radiographic Study of Non-Syndromic Congenitally Missing Teeth in Permanent Dentition of Nigerian Dental Patients

@inproceedings{Ogunbanjo2016ARS,
  title={A Radiographic Study of Non-Syndromic Congenitally Missing Teeth in Permanent Dentition of Nigerian Dental Patients},
  author={B G A Ogunbanjo},
  year={2016}
}
Congenitally missing permanent teeth was evaluated on orthopantomograms of 611 apparently healthy patients, aged 10 to 25 years at a specialist dental clinic in Lagos, Nigeria. The prevalence of congenitally missing teeth (CMT) including third molars was 7.3% in boys and 10.7% in girls, and 9.3% for both sexes combined. There were in total 57 CMT, and on average 2.1 permanent teeth were missing per child. The most commonly absent tooth was the maxillary lateral incisor (n = 22), followed by… CONTINUE READING