Prevalence of tooth transposition, third molar agenesis, and maxillary canine impaction in individuals with Down syndrome.

@article{Shapira2000PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of tooth transposition, third molar agenesis, and maxillary canine impaction in individuals with Down syndrome.},
  author={Joseph Shapira and Stella Chaushu and Adrian Becker},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={2000},
  volume={70 4},
  pages={290-6}
}
Alterations in the size, morphology and number of teeth are among the many inherited disorders that have been reported in individuals with Down syndrome. By contrast, third molar agenesis and tooth transposition have been largely ignored and the prevalence of canine impaction has not been reported. The intention of this study was to quantify the occurrence of these anomalies in a group of individuals with Down syndrome, using standardized records, which included a clinical examination, dental… CONTINUE READING
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