What Can Be Done About Pointy And Missing Teeth In Primary Dentition In A Child?
Needs x ray of dentition.
There can be some developmental abnormalities of the teeth leading to the following conditions.
Please click pictures of her teeth and also if possible please get a Panoramic X-ray done and upload so that I can guide you the exact cause and treatment for the same.
For now please upload a picture of her teeth so that I can guide you accordingly.
did you get my pictures? we don't have x-rays yet. I sent pictures for overall appearance and of her teeth
She looks fine, looks like Oligodontia.
I have viewed the images and her appearance looks fine.
It looks like Oligodontia in which there is missing of a few teeth along with developmental disturbances in the shape of erupted teeth.
The cause of it is generally unknown or can be hereditary.
Although gaps in teeth can be seen in primary dentition and get filled up gradually with age as the permanent teeth come in place.
As all other milestones are normal it is not necessary to be related to any serious problem or syndromes.
You should get an x-ray of the entire upper and lower jaw done known as Panoramic x-ray and upload.
Also once get her clinically checked by a Pediatrician.
Yes, she looks normal, you need to wait and watch.
Yes, she looks normal and if the Pediatrician does not find it after checkup then you need not to worry.
Also if the x ray could not be taken then there is no other option then to wait and watch.
Yes, Permanent teeth can erupt well however there can be a small chance of missing few permanent teeth but not a large number of.
So just wait and watch.
Do not worry.
Please let me know if I can assist you further.
Yes, Oligodontia is more than 6 teeth missing.
Yes, Oligodontia is missing of more than 6 teeth.
It is not always related to any underlying problems and can be non syndromic.
At times the etiology or the cause is unknown.
So do not worry if everything else is fine..