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Hypoplasia

severe hypoplasia x-ray

What is hypoplasia of the teeth? Hypoplasia is a fairly common condition dentists see. However, there are different kinds and different causes. Turner’s tooth hypoplasia Turner’s tooth is a specific type of hypoplasia that is the result of an infection in a primary tooth. Enamel hypomineralization vs hypoplasia. Enamel hypomineralization describes the quality of the […]

Turner’s tooth – hypoplasia

Turners tooth

Turner’s tooth – hypoplasia There are four types of hypoplasia described Type I is enamel discoloration Type II is abnormal coalescence Type III is some enamel missing Type IV is a combination of the above Turner’s hypoplasia typically only affects one tooth in the mouth, as opposed to most forms of hypoplasia that impact multiple […]