Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published


Amelogenesis Imperfecta: Review of Literature with a case report

Vijender Khokhar , Bhawna Gupta


Amelogenesis Imperfecta (AI) is a hereditary developmental disorder affecting deposition, calcification or maturation of dental enamel in both the primary and permanent dentitions. Also called as hereditary enamel dysplasia, hereditary brown opalescent teeth. This paper describes the review of literature and treatment plan for a young patient affected by pitted hypomaturation type of amelogenesis imperfecta. The objectives of the treatment were to enhance esthetics and restoring masticatory function. Treatment included resin composite laminate veneers on maxillary anterior teeth and stainless steel crowns for posterior teeth.

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