Wednesday 5 August 2015

Which teeth are commonly missing in hypodontia patients ?

Some teeth are more likely to present with Hypodontia than others. Polder in 2004 published a meta-analysis that ill the differences between different teeth and their likelihood of being missing. In the order of most commonly missing moving down to least commonly missing.
  1. Mandibular second premolar
  2. Maxillary lateral incisor
  3. Maxillary second premolar
  4. Mandibular central incisor
  5. Mandibular lateral incisor
  6. Maxillary first premolar
  7. Mandibular second molar
  8. Maxillary canine
  9. Mandibular first molar
  10. Maxillary Central incisor

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