Is amelogenesis imperfecta an indication for renal examination?

  title={Is amelogenesis imperfecta an indication for renal examination?},
  author={Lindsay Hunter and Liam D Addy and Jeremy Knox and N. Drage},
  journal={International journal of paediatric dentistry},
  volume={17 1},
BACKGROUND The term 'amelogenesis imperfecta' (AI) describes a diverse group of hereditary conditions primarily affecting the quality and/or quantity of dental enamel. CASE REPORT This paper describes a case in which hypoplastic AI with delayed/failure of eruption of the permanent teeth was shown to be associated with renal calcification. CONCLUSION Given the importance of the renal involvement, the authors suggest that paediatric dentists consider referring all children with this dental… CONTINUE READING