Regional odontodysplasia diagnosed and treated via multidisciplinary approach: a case report
1Affiliated Stomatological Hospital of Nanchang University, 330006 Nanchang, Jiangxi, China
2The Key Laboratory of Oral Biomedicine of Jiangxi, Jiangxi Province Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases, 330006 Nanchang, Jiangxi, China
3Clinical Medical Research Center Affiliated Hospital of Jinggangshan University, 343600 Ji'an, Jiangxi, China
4Medical Department of Jinggangshan University, 343600 Ji'an, Jiangxi, China
DOI: 10.22514/jocpd.2023.094 Vol.47,Issue 6,November 2023 pp.191-196
Submitted: 17 October 2022 Accepted: 03 February 2023
Published: 03 November 2023
Regional odontodysplasia (RO) is a rare non-hereditary dental anomaly associated with dysplasia. Its etiology remains unclear but is known to affect both the mesodermal and ectodermal dental components, as well as deciduous and permanent dentitions. Its young age of onset and complexity has great physical and psychological impact on the affected patients. However, the clinical management of RO remains unified without standardized treatment guidelines. Thus, this study aimed to report an RO case, the first from Jiangxi Province, China, and discuss its clinical diagnosis and treatment to provide a reference to treat similar cases more effectively in the future.
Odontodysplasia; Ghost teeth; Diagnosis; Therapy; Etiology
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