Prevalence of hypodontia and hyperdontia in paedodontic and orthodontic patients in Budapest.

@article{Gbris2006PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of hypodontia and hyperdontia in paedodontic and orthodontic patients in Budapest.},
  author={Katalin G{\'a}bris and G{\'a}bor F{\'a}bi{\'a}n and Mikl{\'o}s Ka{\'a}n and No{\'e}mi R{\'o}zsa and Ildik{\'o} Tarj{\'a}n},
  journal={Community dental health},
  year={2006},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={80-2}
}
Various publications have reported the prevalence of accessory teeth to be between 1 and 3%. In contrast, hypodontia has a much higher prevalence. In the current work, the authors studied OP radiographs on 2,219 patients aged 6 to 18 years who presented at the Department of Paedodontics and Orthodontics at Semmelweis University in Budapest (patients with systemic disease were excluded). The examined radiographs revealed a prevalence of accessory teeth of 1.53%. The sequence of prevalence was as… CONTINUE READING

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