Date of Award

2022

Document Type

Capstone

Granting Institution

Lynn University

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Degree Program

Biology

Department

College of Arts and Sciences

Mentor

Dr. Daniel Ceccoli

Abstract

In this literature review, I will discuss tooth agenesis, which is a congenital absence of one tooth or more, and the terminology associated. I will then discuss and compare the studies regarding the etiology and the prevalences of tooth agenesis throughout the world population. The second half of the paper will cover tooth agenesis from a clinical standpoint. I will describe the capital different complications and phenotypes that tooth agenesis creates. In the last section, I will explain how tooth agenesis is medically treated, and the multidisciplinary management needed to improve the patient’s quality of life.

Comments

Three images have been redacted from this capstone: Figures 1, 2, and 3. The Lynn University Archives has a record of the unedited capstone paper.

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