Keywords : missing molars
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 4, Pages 1694-1699
Numerous studies have shown that masticatory performance deteriorates as the number of posterior teeth and occlusal surface area decrease. Congenitally missing teeth (CMT), or usually called as hypodontia, is a highly prevalent dental anomaly. Missing molars can also be because of endodontic or periodontal problems. This article reviews the various causes of missing molars and their various treatment options.