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VOLUME 12 , ISSUE 5 ( September-October, 2019 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Management of Dentinogenesis Imperfecta: A Report of Two Cases

Avninder Kaur, Sanchit Kumar, Babita Karda, Richa Chibh

Keywords : Dentin defect, Dentinogenesis imperfecta, Shell teeth

Citation Information : Kaur A, Kumar S, Karda B, Chibh R. Management of Dentinogenesis Imperfecta: A Report of Two Cases. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2019; 12 (5):464-466.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1681

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-10-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Dentinogenesis imperfect is a hereditary dentin defect leading to discoloration as well as early tooth wear. Timely diagnosis and treatment are required to prevent further tooth loss. Two patients reported to the department of pediatrics dentistry with dentinogenesis imperfecta (DI). In the first case, patient complained of discoloration of both primary and permanent teeth and delayed eruption of permanent teeth. In the second case report, patient reported with mobile anterior tooth and missing teeth due to extraction of mobile teeth. Extraction was followed by space maintainers in the first case, and extraction was followed by partial denture in the second case. Both the patients and their parents were happy with the treatment provided.


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