DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for tooth agenesis

Tooth agenesis [DOID:0050591]

In dentistry, hypodontia is the condition at which the patient has missing teeth as a result of their failure to develop. Hypodontia describes a situation where the patient is missing up to 6 teeth, excluding the 3rd molars. Missing third molars occur in 9-30% of population. In primary dentition the maxilla is more affected, with the condition usually involving the maxillary lateral incisor.

Synonyms:  tooth agenesis,  DOID:0050591,  HYPODONTIA/OLIGODONTIA,  familial tooth agenesis,  selective tooth agenesis

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