An integrated treatment approach: A case report for dentinogenesis imperfecta type II

Neeta Shetty, M. Joseph, P. Basnet, S. Dixit

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Dentinogenesis imperfecta type II or hereditary opalscent dentin is one of the most common autosomal dominant anomaly of dentin that occurs in both sex affecting approximately 1:8000 persons. Clinically this disorder is characterized by variable blue gray to yellow brown teeth, with fracture of enamel and excessive wear. The treatment strategy is focused towards protecting teeth from further wear and tear and total oral rehabilitation of patient with paramount importance to aesthetics, obtaining an appropriate vertical dimension and providing soft tissue support which will help to return the facial profile to a more normal appearance. A multidisciplinary treatment planning is required for treatment of these individuals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)230-233
Number of pages4
JournalKathmandu University Medical Journal
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-2007


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