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Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology

Dentinogenesis Imperfecta Associated with Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type I

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Author Details : Aditi Agarwal, Sujatha GP, Ashok Lingappa

Volume : 1, Issue : 4, Year : 2015

Article Page : 213-216

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Dentinogenesis imperfecta(DI) belongs to a group of genetically conditioned dentin dysplasia and is characterized clinically by an opalescent amber appearance of the dentin. The teeth with DI show a grayish-blue to brown hue with dislodged enamel, dysplastic dentine with irregulardentinal tubules and interglobular dentine, short roots and pulpal obliteration, which all may lead to rapid and extensive attrition. DI can appear as a separate disorder or with osteogenesisimperfecta(OI). Osteogenesisimperfecta(OI) comprises a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by bone fragility, frequent fractures, and low bone mass. A case of DI associated with OI are presented in this paper with a purpose to present the dental and skeletal characteristics of DI associated with OI in mild form.

How to cite : Agarwal A, Sujatha Gp, Lingappa A, Dentinogenesis Imperfecta Associated with Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type I. J Oral Med Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2015;1(4):213-216

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