7. The Benefits of Obtaining the Opinion Of a Clinical Geneticist Regarding Orthodontic Patients

  1. Vinod Krishnan BDS, MDS, MOrth, RCS Ed and
  2. Ze'ev Davidovitch DMD, Cert Ortho
  1. James K Hartsfield Jr

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702901.ch7

Integrated Clinical Orthodontics

Integrated Clinical Orthodontics

How to Cite

Hartsfield, J. K. (2012) The Benefits of Obtaining the Opinion Of a Clinical Geneticist Regarding Orthodontic Patients, in Integrated Clinical Orthodontics (eds V. Krishnan and Z. Davidovitch), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702901.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 6 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444335972

Online ISBN: 9781118702901

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Keywords:

  • Cleft lip and cleft palate;
  • Clinical geneticist;
  • Connective tissue dysplasia;
  • Dental eruption failure;
  • Functional (neuromuscular) asymmetry;
  • Mandibular retrognathism;
  • Maxillary hypoplasia;
  • Premature tooth exfoliation;
  • Supernumerary teeth and hypodontia;
  • Syndromic hypodontia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Interaction with the Clinical Geneticist

  • Evolution of the Clinical (Medical) Geneticist Specialist

  • When to Refer?

  • Radiographic Signs

  • History of Premature Tooth Exfoliation

  • Conditions in Which Premature Tooth Exfoliation May Occur Occasionally

  • Supernumerary Teeth and Hypodontia (Oligodontia)

  • Syndromic Hypodontia

  • Supernumerary Teeth or Hypodontia (Oligodontia) and Cancer

  • Failure of Dental Eruption

  • Soft and Hard Tissue Asymmetry

  • Maxillary Hypoplasia

  • Functional (Neuromuscular) Asymmetry

  • Mandibular Retrognathism

  • Connective Tissue Dysplasia

  • Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

  • Conclusion

  • References