What Is An Amelogenesis Imperfecta?

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It is defined as a disorder in which there is a loss of tooth structures. It occurs with the involvement of mainly enamel. The enamel is not properly formed. It is mainly a genetic problem.

What are the signs and symptoms of Amelogenesis imperfecta?

It includes the discoloration of teeth with the enamel which is thin and soft. The teeth are yellow in color and can be easily damaged. There are defects in the enamel as it is rough and smooth. The teeth are missing and are fragile with small size.

How Amelogenesis imperfecta can be caused?

It includes the genetic aspect mainly. There are few disorders which are linked with this disorder. It is autosomal recessive in nature and can occur in the cavities.

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