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VOLUME 5 , ISSUE 1 ( January-June, 2020 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Hereditary Disorders of Dentin: Dentinogenesis Imperfecta Type II and Dentin Dysplasia Type II

Sandhya Shanmugam, Kuzhanchinathan Manigandan, Angambakkam Rajasekaran PradeepKumar

Keywords : Dentin discoloration, Dentin disorders, Dentin dysplasia, Dentinogensis imperfecta,Dentin

Citation Information : Shanmugam S, Manigandan K, PradeepKumar AR. Hereditary Disorders of Dentin: Dentinogenesis Imperfecta Type II and Dentin Dysplasia Type II. J Oper Dent Endod 2020; 5 (1):51-55.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10047-0091

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 08-12-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Dentin is a mineralized tissue in tooth, produced from odontoblasts, that differentiates from the mesenchymal cells of dental papilla. Hereditary dentin defects are broadly classified into two types, namely, dentinogenesis imperfecta (DGI – type I and II) and dentin dysplasia (DD – type I and II). DGI is an autosomal dominant hereditary disorder, and DD is a rare hereditary disturbance of dentin formation that affects both the primary and the permanent dentition. The purpose of this report was to present a case of DGI–type II and a case of DD–type II to highlight the importance of diagnosing hereditary dentin disorders.


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