Prevalence of congenitally missing permanent teeth in Iran

@inproceedings{Sheikhi2012PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of congenitally missing permanent teeth in Iran},
  author={Mahnaz Sheikhi and Mohammad Ali Sadeghi and Sajad Ghorbanizadeh},
  booktitle={Dental research journal},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Hypodontia or congenitally missing teeth is among dental anomalies with different prevalence in each region. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of congenitally missing permanent teeth in Iranian population. MATERIALS AND METHODS A descriptive, retrospective and cross-sectional study was done. Panoramic radiographs of 2422 Iranian patients (1539 girls and 883 boys), 7-25 years old, were collected. The radiographs were studied for evidence of congenitally missing… CONTINUE READING