Dentin structure in familial hypophosphatemic rickets: benefits of vitamin D and phosphate treatment.

@article{ChaussainMiller2007DentinSI,
  title={Dentin structure in familial hypophosphatemic rickets: benefits of vitamin D and phosphate treatment.},
  author={Catherine Chaussain-Miller and Christiane Sinding and Dominique Septier and Maryse Wolikow and Michael J. Goldberg and Mich{\`e}le Garab{\'e}dian},
  journal={Oral diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={482-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the outcome of 1-(OH) vitamin D and oral phosphate treatment on dentin structure in patients with familial hypophosphatemic rickets, and expression of SIBLINGs (a family of non-collagenous proteins involved in dentinogenesis) and osteocalcin. PATIENTS AND METHODS Seven patients with familial hypophosphatemic rickets (age 3-16 years) were studied before or during treatment. Deciduous and permanent teeth were prepared for scanning electron microscopy (SEM) analysis and… CONTINUE READING