dentinogenesis imperfecta

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dentinogenesis imperfecta

[‚den·tə·nō‚jen·ə·səs ‚im·pər′fek·tə]
(medicine)
An inherited dental disorder that causes defective formation of dentin.
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Phenotypic Classification of Dentin Dysplasia Type Alternate Term(s) Clinical and Histologic Features I Radicular dentin Short, conical, or absent tooth roots dysplasia Rootless teeth Partial or full coronal pulp chamber obliteration Disorganized radicular dentin Well-formed enamel and coronal dentin II Coronal dentin Opalescent, bulbous primary teeth with dysplasia cervical constriction and pulpal obliteration Disorganized dentin in primary teeth Normally colored permanent teeth with enlarged, thistle tube-shaped pulp chambers Pulp stones in permanent teeth Table 6.
Dentin Sialophosphoprotein (DSPP) Mutations: Implications in Dentinogenesis Imperfecta and Dentin Dysplasia