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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Enamel Hypoplasia

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Enamel (Definition)

Enamel is the outer layer of the tooth composed of a crystalline structure called hydroxyapatite. Enamel is the part of the tooth you see in the mouth. It is the hardest part of the human body when ...Read more


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What's treatment for cerebellar hypoplasia?

See below: It is generally supportive. There is no standard treatment. Treatment is based on the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Has there been any breaking news on treatment for people who have grown up with optic nerve hypoplasia?

Has there been any breaking news on treatment for people who have grown up with optic nerve hypoplasia?

Always hope: Researchers are working tirelessly every day to find a cure for central nervous system regeneration. No one know when a majir breakthrough will be found. Fortunaltely there are very smart people addressing this issue. ...Read more

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My kid 4 mts diagnosed foveal hypoplasia is there any treatment like retina transplant or stem cell therapy as stem cells of my r preserved?

My kid 4 mts diagnosed foveal hypoplasia is there any treatment like retina transplant or stem cell therapy as stem cells of my r preserved?

Not likely: Foveal Hypoplasia is a genetic (dominant transmission) disorder with some treatments but no cure. It mostly involves the part of the retina (back of eye) that allows very sharp vision. Stem cells should not be of any use in a genetic disorder. ...Read more

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I was born with optic nerve hypoplasia, being left eye dominant, my right has shrunk over 35 yrs (phthisis or atrophy). What is the latest treatment?

I was born with optic nerve hypoplasia, being left eye dominant, my right has shrunk over 35 yrs (phthisis or atrophy). What is the latest treatment?

No new treatments: Unfortunately, there are no new treatments available for phthisis bulb. The atrophied eye has become disorganized and non-functional. If the eye has become cosmetically unacceptable options can include cosmetic contact lenses or a prosthetic shell which can be custom designed to fit over the shrunken eye and to look like the other eye. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best treatment for tooth enamel loss?

Help please? What is the best treatment for tooth enamel loss?

Enamel loss: See a dentist to determine the cause of the enamel loss as well as the available treatment options. There is no one "best treatment" for what you describe. ...Read more

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The enamel on my central incisor is darkening at the bottom of the tooth. The color is grayish. Has the enamel eroded; what is the treatment?

The enamel on my central incisor is darkening at the bottom of the tooth. The color is grayish. Has the enamel eroded; what is the treatment?

Microabrasion: followed by a little laser bleaching, can be very useful to treat these cases and make it look perfect. the procedure is painless, predictable and inexpensive. Call your dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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