What is Hypodontia?
Hypodontia is a malformation of the oral structure that causes babies to be born without certain teeth. This means that as the child ages, those teeth will never grow in, leading to both aesthetic and functional concerns. The condition is uncommon for most people, but if you or a child is affected, there are solutions to replace the missing teeth and restore the mouth to a harmonious state. A common and affordable solution is a dental bridge to span the gap of the missing tooth. But a bridge will need re-treatment in the future and is not as healthy for the jaw in the long run. By teaming up with orthodontists, Drs. Michael Klein and Allon Waltuch can set you and your child up for future dental implants to mimic the function and look of the missing teeth and restore complete oral health.