Treatment Considerations for Patient with amelogenesis imperfecta: a review

Chiung-Fen Chen, Jan CC Hu, Eduardo Bresciani, Mathilde C Peters, Maria Regina P Estrella

Abstract


Objectives: Amelogenesis imperfecta (AI) is a group of inherited disorders primary affecting the structural of enamel. Patients with AI experience poor esthetic excessive tooth sensitivity and compromised chewing function that dental treatments are frequently required at early age. This review describes the nonenamel implications, stage-specific management strategies and outcomes of selected restorative materials based on literature evidence.

Keywords
Amelogenesis imperfecta; Dental enamel, abnormalities; Dentistry, operative.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.14295/bds.2013.v16i4.904