Craniofacial structure and soft tissue profile in patients with severe hypodontia.

  title={Craniofacial structure and soft tissue profile in patients with severe hypodontia.},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn Ogaard and O Krogstad},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  volume={108 5},
This study compares craniofacial structure and soft tissue profile in persons with mild hypodontia (group I: 2 to 5 congenitally missing teeth, n = 43), moderate hypodontia (group II: 6 to 9 congenitally missing teeth, n = 15) and severe hypodontia (group III: 10 or more congenitally missing teeth, n = 29) with the structure of persons without hypodontia and with normal occlusion (n = 50). The mean age was about 12 years. In group I, the lower second premolars were the most frequently missing… CONTINUE READING

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