Regional odontodysplasia: report of an unusual case
Regional odontodysplasia (ROD) is a rare, non-hereditary disorder affecting both primary and permanent dentitions.It is more common in maxilla and usually involves one quadrant, rarely crossing the midline. Clinically, the affected teeth have an abnormal morphology and appear discolored. Radiographically, the demarcation between enamel and dentin is not evident and the pulp chamber appears wide. Enamel and dentin are thin and hypoplastic, therefore giving the impression of “ghost teeth”.The report describes a case of regional odontodysplasia in a 6 year old boy who presented with the complaint of delayed eruption. This case study aims to report the clinical and radiological findings of the current case.