If you are missing permanent teeth, you likely have a genetic condition called hypodontia. Learn more & discover treatment options with Delta Dental.
Jan 31, 2018 If your child is missing a permanent tooth, it can be a stressful situation. We understand how worrying about oral issues can be stressful to.
Hypodontia is defined as the developmental absence of one or more teeth ( excluding the third from one missing tooth to a full missing dentition. The teeth most likely to be missing are permanent 2nd premolars and upper lateral incisors .
[9,10,11] Patients with missing permanent teeth may suffer from complications such as malocclusion (which itself can lead to mastication problems),.