amelogenesis


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amelogenesis

(əˌmiːləʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
n
(Dentistry) the production of enamel by ameloblasts
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Noun1.amelogenesis - the developmental process of forming tooth enamelamelogenesis - the developmental process of forming tooth enamel
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
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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.
Amelogenesis 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 imperfecta.
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.
Hypoplastic Amelogenesis Imperfecta Several types of hypoplastic amelogenesis imperfecta have been described.