Amelogenesis imperfecta: A case series


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Author Details : Jijin M J*, Thabsheera P P , Mohamed Labeeb K P, Anjana R

Volume : 7, Issue : 3, Year : 2021

Article Page : 145-148

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijmi.2021.026



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Abstract

Amelogenesis imperfecta (AI) refers to a group of rare genetic disorders that involve tooth development and that are passed down through families as a dominant trait. This condition is characterized by abnormal enamel formation caused by gene mutations that alter the quality and/or quantity of enamel. This dental problem can impact both primary and permanent dentition, varies among affected individuals, and results in esthetic and functional problems. The treatment planning for patients with AI is related to many factors, including the age of the patient, the type and severity of the disorder, intraoral conditions, and the socioeconomic status of the patient. It is crucial to plan a proper remedy, which requires collaboration among dental specialties to execute comprehensive dental treatment in order to provide a long-term solution with adequate esthetics. This clinical case study looks at three different types of amelogenesis imperfecta patients.


Keywords: Amelogenesis imperfecta, Hypoplastic amelogenesis imperfecta, Hypomaturation hypoplasia with taurodontism


How to cite : Jijin M J, Thabsheera P P, Mohamed Labeeb K P, Anjana R, Amelogenesis imperfecta: A case series. IP Int J Maxillofac Imaging 2021;7(3):145-148


Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and IP Int J Maxillofac Imaging. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)





Article History

Received : 22-07-2021

Accepted : 20-08-2021

Available online : 13-10-2021


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