Developmental Disturbances in Teeth

Developmental disturbances means an abnormality where the pathology starts in the embryonic stage of human life, before the formation of the dentition.

Developmental disturbances in teeth are of 5 types based on the feature of the tooth they affect:

  • Size of Teeth
  • Shape of Teeth
  • Number of Teeth
  • Structure of Teeth
  • Growth (Eruption) of Teeth

Here i will just give the overview on what the abnormality is called which will be discussed in detail in the upcoming posts.

Size Of Teeth:

  1. Microdontia
  2. Macrodontia

Shape Of Teeth:

  1. Germination
  2. Fusion
  3. Concrescence
  4. Di laceration
  5. Talon cusp
  6. Dens in Dente
  7. Dens Evaginatus
  8. Taurodontism
  9. Supernumerary Roots

Number Of Teeth:

  1. Anodontia
  2. Supernumerary Teeth
  3. Pre-Decidious Teeth
  4. Post-Permanent Teeth

Structure Of Teeth:

  1. Amelogenesis Imperfecta
  2. Environmental Enamel Hypoplasia
  3. Dentinogenesis Imperfecta
  4. Dentin Dysplasia
  5. Regional Odontodysplasia
  6. Dentin Hypocalcification

Growth (or) Eruption Of Teeth:

  1. Premature Eruption
  2. Delayed Eruption
  3. Eruption Sequestrum
  4. Multiple Unerupted Teeth
  5. Embedded and Impacted Teeth
  6. Ankyolosed and Decidious Teeth.

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