Teeth with an irregular shape are known as abnormally shaped teeth. This can occur due various conditions including cerebral palsy, congenital syphilis, ectodermal dysplasia, Ellis Van Creveld Syndrome and various others. This condition is basically a symptom of many such ailments. The symptoms usually show up in the appearance of the teeth.
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?
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.
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.