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The interdisciplinary management of hypodontia: Background and role of paediatric dentistry

Lookup NU author(s): Nigel Carter, Dr Ross Hobson, Dr Nick Jepson, Dr John Meechan


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This paper is the first of a series on the comprehensive management of young people with hypodontia. The paper looks at the background to the condition, the possible aetiological factors, the prevalence of hypodontia and other related conditions. Lastly there is consideration of the role of the paediatric dentist in interdisciplinary management of the affected child and adolescent patient.

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Author(s): Nunn JH, Carter NE, Gillgrass TJ, Hobson RS, Jepson NJ, Meechan JG, Nohl FS

Publication type: Review

Publication status: Published

Journal: British Dental Journal

Year: 2003

Volume: 194

Issue: 5

Pages: 245-251

ISSN (print): 0007-0610

ISSN (electronic): 1476-5373


DOI: 10.1038/sj.bdj.4809925

PubMed id: 12658298