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Seraj B, Esfahanian V, Sadeghian S. Evaluating the prevalence of numeric anomalies of primary teeth in 3-5 years children of Isfahan Kindergartens. jdm. 1995; 8 (2) :27-37
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Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE AR-SA 1482 patients of 3-5 years ( 56% m/44% f) were selected from Isfahan kindergartens. In 1.4% of them, numeric  dental anomaly was diagnosed of which 0.74 %  had congenital missing teeth, 0.06 % had hyperdontia and 0.6% had geminated teeth. 0.72 % of Congenital missing was seen in boys while 1.2% in girls. Also, Gemination was seen 0.12 % in boys and 1.2% in girls which is 10 times more than boys in total study population. 0.2% of cases had concomitant tooth missing and gemination. Missing was mostly seen in mandibular incisors. Germination was seen  80% in mandibular anterior region. Besides, in 50% of the patients who had primary teeth missing, permanent teeth missing in both sides were also diagnosed by radiography. One case found with supernumerary tooth in maxillary lateral incisor region. In this article, the possible risk factors were analyzed in case and control groups. Any significant relationship between these factors and numeric dental anomalies was concluded.

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