SRM Journal of Research in Dental Sciences

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 132--135

Genetics in pediatric dentistry


Suchetana Goswami 
 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Dr. R. Ahmed Dental College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Suchetana Goswami
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Dr. R. Ahmed Dental College and Hospital, 114, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata - 700 014, West Bengal
India

Genetics plays a very important role in normal craniofacial development, abnormal dental anomalies, and different dental diseases such as dental caries, periodontitis, and dental malocclusion. Even it has a great role in different oral cancers also. Very little importance given in genetic screening and diagnosis of dental diseases. This article attempts to gather insight about different dental diseases and their genetic basis, the need for genetic screening and testing to avoid future problems.


How to cite this article:
Goswami S. Genetics in pediatric dentistry.SRM J Res Dent Sci 2017;8:132-135


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Goswami S. Genetics in pediatric dentistry. SRM J Res Dent Sci [serial online] 2017 [cited 2022 Dec 6 ];8:132-135
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