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PANORAMIC X-RAY SKULL OR FACIAL X-RAY MISSING TOOTH There is no evidence of a tooth to replace the one that is missing. Some people do not grow all of their teeth. A IMPACTED TOOTH (Tooth stuck in the gum) This tooth is leaning against the roots of the other teeth which can cause damage. B ROOT RESORPTION The root of the baby tooth has dissolved. C TOOTH POSITION Tooth is leaning into the space. D WISDOM TEETH Position of back teeth can be assessed including wisdom teeth. E ROOT POSITION Tooth root is in the wrong position - this cannot be seen in the mouth. F ROOT DEVELOPMENT This root is not completely developed. G UPPER JAW AND TOOTH POSITION Goofy appearance has resulted from upper jaw being too far forward and upper teeth pointing forward. H LOWER JAW POSITION Lower jaw set back relative to top I B A C D E F G I H 41 Smiles & F aces The Comprehensive Guide To Orthodontics Octagon Orthodontics www.octagonorthodontics.com AN INTRODUCTION TO ORTHODONTICS


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