Hypodontia is the condition at which a person has missing teeth which haven’t developed. Hypodontia refers to 6 or less missing teeth, excluding wisdom teeth. If more than 6 teeth are missing the term oligodontia is used.


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The masculine gender may have been more used in the article, but without prejudice, to make reading easier.

Category dental problems