Prevalence and pattern of hypodontia in the permanent dentition of 3374 Iranian orthodontic patients

@inproceedings{Amini2012PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and pattern of hypodontia in the permanent dentition of 3374 Iranian orthodontic patients},
  author={Fariborz Amini and Vahid Rakhshan and Pardis Babaei},
  booktitle={Dental research journal},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Hypodontia is the most common dental anomaly and might cause clinical complications. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and pattern of congenital missing in the permanent dentition dentition (excluding third molars), among Iranian orthodontic patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this descriptive cross-sectional study, all approved panoramic radiographs of 3374 orthodontic patients (aged 10 to 20 years old), who had visited the Orthodontic Departments of all Tehran… CONTINUE READING

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