AMELOGENESIS IMPERFECTA, TYPE IE

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AMELOGENESIS IMPERFECTA, TYPE IE

Amelogenesis imperfecta is an inherited defect of dental enamel formation that shows both clinical and genetic heterogeneity. In the hypoplastic type of AI, the enamel is of normal hardness but does not develop to normal thickness. The thinness of the enamel makes the teeth appear small. Radiographically, enamel contrasts normally from dentin. The surface of the enamel can vary, showing smooth, rough, pitted, or local forms ({20:Witkop, 1989}).
 

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