What Is A Macrodontia?

April 03 01:04 2019 Print This Article

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an increase in the size of teeth. It can be true or false. The teeth are larger in size than the normal teeth. Not all the teeth are involved and most commonly single teeth is involved. It occurs due to the problem in the shape of teeth. This term must be different from the bull teeth and double teeth. Sometimes, the jaw is small in size and the teeth looks large. It occurs in the case of gigantism.

What are the causes of Macrodontia?

It includes the problem in the secretion of hormones. The reason is not known for a single teeth but the hormonal imbalance is the reason in generalized teeth. It is linked with the gigantism as well as over growth of the one half of face.

How Macrodontia can be diagnosed?

It includes mainly the use of visual examination.

How Macrodontia can be treated?

Most of the cases are treated with the help of stripping. One can also remove the offending teeth and can replace it with an artificial tooth.

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