Doctors for Abnormally Shaped Teeth in Yattingudda, Hubli-Dharwad
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ABNORMALLY SHAPED TEETH
Abnormally Shaped Teeth or irregular shaped teeth are also known as Hutchinson incisors, peg teeth, mulberry teeth or conical teeth. It occurs when gums are broad; teeth are widely spaced and poorly formed and fragile enamel. The common causes for abnormal shape of teeth are: § Congenital syphilis § Cerebral palsy § Ectodermal dysplasia, anhidrotic § Incontinentia pigmenti achromians § Cleidocranial dysostosis § Ehlers-Danlos syndrome § Ellis-van Creveld syndrome
HOW IS ABNORMALLY SHAPED TEETH DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis will happen at the Dental department, with the dentistry expert asking questions relating to the age where the appearance began to get affected, as well as the order in which the teeth began to grow. A dental X ray may also be conducted.
HOW IS ABNORMALLY SHAPED TEETH TREATED?
Treatments include removal of few teeth, using braces, veneers, chemical dentistry fillings, removable retainers, braces etc. For extreme cases like extreme underbite or overbite, surgeries may be needed.
DID YOU KNOW?
Depending on the cause of the abnormally shaped tooth, the dentist may choose from dental restorations, crowns, fillings or bridges to correct the shape of the teeth.