The genetic basis of dental anomalies and its relation to orthodontics

  title={The genetic basis of dental anomalies and its relation to orthodontics},
  author={Derya Germec Cakan and Feyza Eraydın and Tulin Taner},
  booktitle={European journal of dentistry},
The interruption of odontogenesis by any etiological factor may result in dental anomalies. Apart from the environmental factors, the impact of genetics in dental anomalies was found to be a factor in different levels. Many authors had questioned a common genetic defect resulting in different phenotypic conditions such as absent, malformed, malposed or ectopic teeth. Because the multidisciplinary treatment of these dental anomalies such as hypodontia, impaction etc., involves orthodontic… CONTINUE READING

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