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Developmental oral anomalies among schoolchildren in Gizan region, Saudi Arabia.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Community dentistry and oral epidemiology
Publication Date
Volume
15
Issue
3
Pages
150–151
Identifiers
PMID: 3474099
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

The present report gives prevalence values for some developmental oral anomalies in 1932 schoolchildren aged 6-12 yr in Gizan region, Saudi Arabia. The developmental oral anomalies identified in this study were: torus palatinus (1.4%), fissured tongue (0.8%), geographic tongue (0.2%), and tongue tie (0.1%). None of the following developmental oral anomalies were observed: lip pits, cleft lip and/or palate, torus mandibularis, microglossia, macroglossia or median rhomboid glossitis.

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