How common is Hypodontia ?

Approximately 7 percent of the general population have hypodontia. But this can vary depending on the continent you are in. Africa has the highest percentage with 14%, followed by Europe (7%), Australia (6%), North America (5%) and Latin America and Caribbean (5%).
The condition is more common in females.
Of the patients that have the condition nearly 80% have the mild form where one or two teeth are missing. 
The research the above information was taken from is on the link below. 

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