amelogenesis imperfecta


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amelogenesis imperfecta

[‚am·ə·lō‚jen·ə·səs ‚im·pər′fek·tə]
(medicine)
An inherited dental disorder that causes defective formation of tooth enamel.
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Periodontal and prosthodontic treatment of amelogenesis imperfecta: A clinical report.
Based on clinical and radiographic features, a diagnosis of hereditary Amelogenesis imperfecta was made and the objectives of the treatment planned were to preserve the tooth structure, improve esthetics and masticatory function.
That open-bite is related to calculus accumulation, might contribute also to the calculus accumulation in children with amelogenesis imperfecta who present with open-bite [Stewart et al., 1982].
[6] Human genes: DMD, dystrophin (muscular dystrophy, Duchenne and Becker types); AMELX, amelogenin (amelogenesis imperfecta 1, X-linked); AMELY, amelogenin, Y-linked.
La amelogenesis imperfecta es una entidad de caracter hereditario que se transmite como un rasgo dominante y se caracteriza por la presencia de dientes con una capa de esmalte y alteraciones en su grado de mineralizacion.
Studies showed that defective amelogenin proteins lead to the disease amelogenesis imperfecta. In that disorder, tooth enamel doesn't form properly, leaving teeth discolored and vulnerable to damage.
When will the oral health needs of children and adults affected by conditions like amelogenesis imperfecta, ED, and Reiger's syndrome become a priority?