At that evaluation, her oral surgeon diagnosed her with amelogenesis
imperfecta and osteogenesis imperfecta of the maxilla.
Data collection and analysis revealed females with the 45, X chromosome had smaller crowns than control subjects as well as thinner enamel due to amelogenesis
In addition, higher frequency of calculus accumulation was found also in children with amelogenesis
imperfecta [Stewart et al.
involves the formation of enamel by sheets of cells called ameloblasts.
Differential diagnosis may include hypocalcified form of amelogenesis
imperfecta, congenital erythropoietic porphyria, Kostmann's condition (conditions leading to early tooth loss), cyclic neutropenia, Chediak-Hegashi syndrome, histiocytosis X, Papillon-Lefevre syndrome, tetracycline discoloration and staining of the teeth, vitamin D-dependent and vitamin D-rickets.
However, as she matured and her permanent teeth came in, her parents and dentist discovered she had Amelogenesis
Imperfecta, an inherited disorder that affected the formation of the enamel on her teeth, leaving them soft and brittle.
Studies showed that defective amelogenin proteins lead to the disease amelogenesis
is a multistage process that generates a fully mineralized layer of enamel on the crowns of teeth (Smith & Nanci 1995).
When will the oral health needs of children and adults affected by conditions like amelogenesis
imperfecta, ED, and Reiger's syndrome become a priority?
Children were excluded if their mothers had not lived in Botelhos during their pregnancy, presented with syndromes associated to dental enamel malformation, dental fluorosis, amelogenesis
imperfecta or were undergoing orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances.
If you're looking for pictures as proof of the miracles our dentists are doing in reconstruction you'll enjoy LTC Minaxi Patel's "Prosthodontic Rehabilitation of a Patient with Amelogenesis
Impecta: A Clinical Report.
Imperfecta Several types of hypoplastic amelogenesis
imperfecta have been described.