Tooth morphology in Down's syndrome: evidence for retardation in growth.

@article{Townsend1983ToothMI,
  title={Tooth morphology in Down's syndrome: evidence for retardation in growth.},
  author={G C Townsend and Rose H. Brown},
  journal={Journal of mental deficiency research},
  year={1983},
  volume={27 (Pt 3)},
  pages={159-69}
}
Two dental morphological features, lower incisor shape and Carabelli trait on upper molars, were studied in Down's syndrome (DS) individuals and control groups. Lower incisors were smaller in DS in absolute terms, but showed a relatively greater mesiodistal crown dimension than labiolingual, the opposite relationship to normal. Although the Carabelli trait… CONTINUE READING