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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Dentinogenesis imperfecta in a racial isolate with multiple hereditary defects.
In contrast, in type IV OI abnormal collagen is produced (often associated with obvious dentinogenesis imperfecta) but the total quantity (normal + abnormal) is not necessarily decreased (3,11).
Full crowns over teeth with dentinogenesis imperfecta have not been fully accepted because of fear of fractures at the level of the pronounced constriction, but cases have been reported in which such treatment is successful.
The patient was referred to the oral pathologist and the diagnosis of dentinogenesis imperfecta was confirmed.
Hereditary dentine disorders: dentinogenesis imperfecta and dentine dysplasia.
1) Based on generalized yellow-brown discoloration and attrition of teeth, a clinical diagnosis of dentinogenesis imperfecta was made.
Genetic disturbances of dental development, dysplasia of enamel and/or dentine such as amelogenesis and dentinogenesis imperfecta are well known.