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1

anodontia

absence of teeth
most common: third molars (maxillary), maxillary lateral incisors, mandibular second premolars

2

supernumerary teeth

extra teeth
most common:
maxillary incisor area
third molar area
mandibular premolar area

3

shovel shaped maxillary incisors

more common in american indians

4

root dilaceration

flexion or bending of root (dancing)

5

concrescence of roots

joining of cementum of adjacent teeth

6

dwarfed roots

compared to abnormally long roots

7

accessory roots

extra roots

8

tetracycline staining

hi

9

hutchinson’s incisors & mulberry molars

from congenital syphilis
hutchinson’s :(dented at bottom)
mulberrry: looks like mulberries

10

peg shaped maxillary lateral incisors and central (very rare)

looks like peg legs

11

twinning

aka gemination
one crown appears double wide

12

fusion

2 crowns fused together, root looks like it could be split in half

13

enamel pearls

often near furcation

14

tooth position

unerupted, horizontally impacted