Mielnik-Blaszczak M.,University of Medicine in Lublin |
Piatkowska A.,University of Medicine in Lublin |
Machowska A.,Dental Practice Medicare |
Bukowska B.,Dental Clinical Center
Dental and Medical Problems | Year: 2012
Tooth agenesis is a congenital absence of teeth. It is the most commonly registered developmental anomaly of human dentition. This pathology may affect both the primary and permanent dentition. It occurs separately or in association with another congenital syndromes. This study describes the epidmiology, aetiology, classification and treatment methods of agenesis, based on a review of literature, as well as it presents 3 own cases of this anomaly. Tooth agenesis creates functional and aesthetic problems therefore patients require complex treatment. © Wroclaw Medical University and Polish Dental Society.