Characterization of the enamel ultrastructure and mineral content in hypoplastic amelogenesis imperfecta.


Amelogenesis imperfecta (AI) comprises a diverse group of hereditary enamel disorders that are characterized by hypoplastic and in some cases hypomineralized defects. The specific biochemical abnormalities remain unknown for all AI types, making histologic and chemical analyses of affected dentitions essential for resolving the etiology of AI. The purpose… (More)


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