Doctors for Abnormally Shaped Teeth in Itigatti Village, Hubli-Dharwad
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ABNORMALLY SHAPED TEETH
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?
X-rays of the teeth and some diagnostic tests are done by the dentist to determine the cause of the abnormally shaped tooth.
HOW IS ABNORMALLY SHAPED TEETH TREATED?
In dentistry; a combination of dental restorations, crowns, fillings or bridges is employed by the dentist to correct the abnormally shaped tooth. The treatment always depends upon the main cause of the abnormal tooth shape though.
DID YOU KNOW?
Common oral health problems in kids like sucking thumbs, thrusting tongue, using pacifier beyond a certain age and prolonged usage of feeding bottles are common triggers of abnormally shaped teeth.