Amelogenesis imperfecta

  title={Amelogenesis imperfecta},
  author={Peter J. M. Crawford and Michael J. Aldred and Agn{\`e}s Bloch-Zupan},
  journal={Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases},
  pages={17 - 17}
Amelogenesis imperfecta (AI) represents a group of developmental conditions, genomic in origin, which affect the structure and clinical appearance of enamel of all or nearly all the teeth in a more or less equal manner, and which may be associated with morphologic or biochemical changes elsewhere in the body. The prevalence varies from 1:700 to 1:14,000, according to the populations studied. The enamel may be hypoplastic, hypomineralised or both and teeth affected may be discoloured, sensitive… CONTINUE READING