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