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Macrodontia


Presentation

  • Radiographically, both the canine and premolar presented with single roots.[omicsonline.org]
  • (Table 1) All other teeth present were of normal morphology. Midline shift of maxillary arch towards the right side was noted. Dimensions Average values (G.V.[journalgateway.com]
  • Radiographically, both the mandibular second premolars presented with single root and increased crown and root dimension ( Figure 3 ).[pubs.sciepub.com]
  • Multituberculism has been reported previously in combination with macrodontia and other morphologic anomalies involving the entire dentition. 25 Consistent with the present case and previous publications, isolated macrodont premolar teeth are also present[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • We report a case of identical twins that presented with short stature, seizure disorder, and mental retardation. Additional findings included triangular facies, prominent ears, down-slanting palpebral fissures, macrodontia and brachydactyly.[jim.bmj.com]
Physician
  • Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition.[practo.com]
  • This e-journal is fulfilling the commitments and objectives sincerely, (as stated by Editor-in-chief in his preface to first edition) i e; to encourage physicians through the internet, especially from the developing countries who witness a spectrum of[jcdr.net]
Disability
  • Family lines with developmental disabilities might also have macrodontia, sometimes between generations or also among siblings. Studies also show ethnicity can be a factor, with higher incidences in Asian populations.[muswellhillsmile.co.uk]
  • SATB2-associated syndrome is one example of a syndromic cleft palate that is accompanied by intellectual disability, and various dental anomalies.[unboundmedicine.com]
Developmental Disabilities
  • Family lines with developmental disabilities might also have macrodontia, sometimes between generations or also among siblings. Studies also show ethnicity can be a factor, with higher incidences in Asian populations.[muswellhillsmile.co.uk]
Rigor
  • The rigorous review process does not allow any compromise in quality It is indexed in many indexing agencies and the articles are available under creative commons licence free of cost The frequency of publication supports many aspiring authors from India[jcdr.net]
Dysostosis
  • The most common syndromes that show a significant incidence of multiple supernumerary teeth are cleft lip and palate, cleidocranial dysostosis and Gardner s syndrome.[journalgateway.com]
Heart Disease
  • This syndrome presents with various ocular, facial, cardiac, and dental symptoms, including congenital cataract, dysmorphic facial features, congenital heart disease, and enlarged roots, respectively.[unboundmedicine.com]
Hand Enlargement
  • The condition is identified in childhood and other symptoms include enlarged feet and hands, enlarged facial features or headaches. Relative generalized macrodontia.[colgate.com]
Low Self-Esteem
  • The result is an unpleasant set of teeth which in turn cause other challenges like teeth overcrowding, misalignment and low self-esteem.[dralex.nyc]
Bulbous Nose
  • nose, anteverted nares, long philtrum, and thin vermilion of the upper lip), short stature, developmental delay / intellectual disab… New Search Next[unboundmedicine.com]
Confusion
  • It should not be confused with taurodontism (bull teeth), fusion (double tooth) or the jaws being relatively small, giving the appearance of macrodontia.[findwords.info]
  • […] size from the other so we can make out that this can create an illusion of Macrodontia as well as Microdontia Macrodontia of Single Tooth: The tooth is normal in all the aspects except for its Size This is an example of True Macrodontia which is often confused[juniordentist.com]
  • In particular, macrodontia of premolars is extremely rare and may be confused with fusion or gemination of adjacent teeth to form a single tooth.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Workup

Delayed Bone Age

Treatment

  • To prevent disturbances in the arch and problems with occlusion, most dentists recommend early treatment. The leading treatments include: 1.[dentagama.com]
  • As the treatment progresses we will do every attempt to follow up.[medcraveonline.com]
  • A report of treatment of a fused permanent central incisor and supplemental lateral incisor. Dent Update 2008 ; 35(9): 636–641. Abstract, Google Scholar 13. Peker I, Kayaoglu G.[magonlinelibrary.com]
  • That said, there are a few reasons you might consider treatment of the anomaly.[muswellhillsmile.co.uk]

Prognosis

  • Endodontic treatment should be done with care so as to ensure better prognosis. 4. Conclusion As described earlier, such cases are extremely rare.[pubs.sciepub.com]

Etiology

  • The etiology of this anomaly still remains in the grey [ 12 ], but suggested etiologies include disorders during the morpho-differentiation stage of development [ 13 ]. However, it was found to affect both sexes equally [ 14 ].[pubs.sciepub.com]
  • […] dissect the clinical phenotype under study, which is a multilocus variation aggregating in one proband, rather than a phenotypic expansion associated with a single genomic locus, underscoring the role of multiple rare variants at different loci in the etiology[unboundmedicine.com]
  • Keywords Macrodontia; Microdontia; Dental anomalies Introduction The etiology of dental anomalies remains largely unclear [ 1 ], but some anomalies in tooth structure, shape and size result by many factors from disorders during the histo-differentiation[omicsonline.org]
  • […] bud. 6 ,7 It may be partly genetic, since the supernumerary teeth are commonly found in the relatives of affected individuals; however, inheritance pattern does not follow Mendelian principles. 8 In addition to the above theories the other proposed etiological[journalgateway.com]
  • We decided to include this case in the study report since we could not exclude maternal syphilis as the etiological factor: there may therefore be other possible causes of notched incisors.[bmcoralhealth.biomedcentral.com]

Epidemiology

  • Table 6 Prevalence of children with single and multiple hard dental tissue anomalies Discussion This study makes a unique contribution to the growing literature on the epidemiology of dental hard-tissue anomalies.[bmcoralhealth.biomedcentral.com]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • Levitan ME, Himel VT: Dens Evaginatus: Literature Review, Pathophysiology, and Comprehensive Treatment Regimen. 2005, doi:10.1016/j.joen.2005.10.009 30.[bmcoralhealth.biomedcentral.com]

Prevention

  • Some patients get treatment to: Correct improper bite alignment Eliminate jaw joint pain caused by irregular bite Prevent cavities on irregular surfaces of teeth Improve overall appearance.[muswellhillsmile.co.uk]
  • Patrick Vuong of Smile Avenue Family Dentistry in Cypress maintains a focus on preventative dentistry, with the goal of helping patients achieve long-term success. What’s more is that Dr.[smileavenuefamilydentistry.com]
  • Case Report A six and half year old girl reported to Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry for a regular dental check up. Medical and dental history was non-contributory with no relevant family history of any dental anomalies.[journalgateway.com]
  • To prevent disturbances in the arch and problems with occlusion, most dentists recommend early treatment. The leading treatments include: 1.[dentagama.com]
  • Afroz A Ansari *, Madhulika Yadav, Seema Malhotra and Ramesh K Pandey Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Saraswati Dental College, Lucknow, U.P, India Corresponding Author : Afroz A Ansari Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry[omicsonline.org]

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