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The presence of any extra tooth in the dental arch, in addition to the normal series of teeth is called the Supernumerary teeth. The Supernumerary teeth develops either from a third tooth bud in the dental lamina or it may develop due to the splitting of a normal tooth bud during the initial stage of […]

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Macrodontia

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Macrodontia refers to teeth which are larger than the normal teeth when compared in size. In this type of developmental defect, the size of the tooth is very large when compared to a normal tooth. Sometimes people are mistaken in thinking that the size of the Jaw is smaller, hence the appearance. The Macrodontia has […]

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Microdontia

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Microdontia refers to the occurrence of small sized teeth in the jaw. It is a developmental defect of the teeth in which the size of the tooth is considerably smaller than a normal tooth. Sometimes it appears as if the tooth is small and sometimes the Jaw appears to be small depending upon the origin […]

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