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Odontodysplasia (Ghost Tooth) Summary

Description: A localized arrested tooth development which appears to involve most commonly the anterior teeth, usually on one side of the midline, most often the maxillary central and lateral incisors. Roentgenographically, the teeth have a ghostlike appearance. Calcification and bits of prismatic enamel may be found in the pulp and the enamel is thin and absent in part. (Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982)

Also Known As: Ghost Tooth; Odontogenesis Imperfecta; Dysplasia, Odontogenic; Dysplasias, Odontogenic; Odontodysplasias Show All >>

Networked: 12 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Odontodysplasia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Keratin-19 (Keratin 19) : 1 result : IBA
  2. Matrix Metalloproteinases : 1 result : IBA
  3. Laminin (Merosin) : 1 result : IBA
  4. Keratins (Keratin) : 1 result : IBA
  5. Hematoxylin (Haematoxylon) : 1 result : IBA
  6. Eosine Yellowish-(YS) (Eosin) : 1 result : IBA
  7. Collagen : 1 result : IBA
  8. Calcium : 1 result : IBA
  9. type 1 Dentin dysplasia : 1 result : IBA
  10. Taurodontism : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Odontodysplasia

  1. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  2. Infection
  3. Dentin Dysplasia

Key Therapies for Odontodysplasia

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  1. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis) : 2 results
  2. Vertical Dimension (Occlusion Vertical Dimension) : 1 result
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 result
  4. Oral Hygiene (Dental Hygiene) : 1 result
  5. Dental Care : 1 result

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