Abnormally shaped teeth refer to teeth which are not shaped normally. The shape of the molars – which is different in every individual – is generally taken into account as the shape of the other teeth mostly remains the same. Some diseases such as Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Incontinentia pigmenti achromians, Congenital syphilis, Ellis-van Cerebral palsy, Ectodermal dysplasia, Creveld syndrome, anhidrotic and Cleidocranial dysostosis are known to cause abnormally shaped teeth.
HOW IS ABNORMALLY SHAPED TEETH DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis can be done by Dentists through • X RAYS (normal or panoramic) • Photographs of face with teeth • Teeth impressions
HOW IS ABNORMALLY SHAPED TEETH TREATED?
Corrective dentistry surgery like teeth straightening procedures can be carried out to treat this condition. Cosmetic treatments with the help of corrective veneers, bridges and braces can also continue over a longer period.
DID YOU KNOW?
An abscess around the tooth can develop despite best dental care because of tooth that has not formed properly. Several diseases have bad effect on the tooth shape, tooth color, time of appearance or absence of teeth.