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Please tell me what causes osteogensis imperfecta?

Please tell me what causes osteogensis imperfecta?

Osteogensis imperfec: Osteogensis imperfecta is a genetic disorder which is associated with inadequate collagen. ...Read more

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Is dentinogenesis imperfecta permanent?

Is dentinogenesis imperfecta permanent?

Yes, but: Yes, but see a dentist for recommended treatment options to restore teeth to the healthiest state possible. ...Read more

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How common is dentinogenesis imperfecta?

About...: 1 in 6000 to 8000. The number varies because there are types I, II, and III and some belief that forms of type II and III may be a variant of other abnormalities. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what amelogenesis imperfecta is?

Can you tell me what amelogenesis imperfecta is?

A rare genetic cond.: Due to genetic issues affecting the cells that produce dental enamel, said enamel is abnormal. People afflicted with amelogenesis imperfecta have teeth with abnormal color: yellow, brown or grey;. Permanent and deciduous teeth can be involved teeth have a higher risk for dental cavities and are hypersensitive to temperature changes as well as rapid attrition. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of amelogenesis imperfecta?

Teeth: Symptoms of amelogenesis imperfecta include soft, thin, yellow tooth enamel that is easily injured. ...Read more

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Will my children have amelogenesis imperfecta if I do?

Will my children have amelogenesis imperfecta if I do?

Possibly: Please read the article to this link: http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/amelogenesis-imperfecta Amelogenesis imperfecta can have different inheritance patterns depending on the gene that is altered. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of dentinogenesis imperfecta type ii?

What are the symptoms of dentinogenesis imperfecta type ii?

Shell teeth: Dentinogenesis imperfecta (hereditary opalescent dentin) is a genetic disorder of tooth development. This condition causes teeth to be discolored (most often a blue-gray or yellow-brown color) and translucent. Teeth are also weaker than normal, making them prone to rapid wear, breakage, and loss. Type iii shows thin dentin and extremely enormous pulp chambers and are known as shell teeth. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the symptoms of an amelogenesis imperfecta?

Can you tell me the symptoms of an amelogenesis imperfecta?

Amelogenesis Imperf: A google search and google images will give you much more information than we can enter here with limited space. See :http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/amelogenesis_imperfecta if you suspect you or someone may have this disorder, see a dentist for an evaluation, advice and treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm a female and I have amelogenesis imperfecta.?

What to do if I'm a female and I have amelogenesis imperfecta.?

Amelogenesis : The problem with amelogenesis imperfecta is not just cosmetic but also functional . Covering the teeth with full mouth crowns is not a bad idea. At the same time this could be very expensive and time consuming. Good luck! ...Read more