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Title: Orthodontic treatment of a patient with dentin dysplasia type I
Authors: Filho, Roberto Bespalez
Couto, Soraya De Azambuja B
Souza, Paulo Henrique C
Westphalen, Fernanado H
Jacobs, Reinhilde
Willems, Guy
Tanaka, Orlando Motohiro # ×
Issue Date: Mar-2013
Publisher: Mosby, Inc.
Series Title: American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics vol:143 issue:3 pages:421-425
Abstract: Dentin dysplasia is a genetic disorder of the teeth that affects the dentin and the pulp. Type I is sometimes called "rootless teeth," because of the loss of organization of the root dentin, which often leads to a shortened root length. The purpose of this article was to present a rare clinical case of a girl who was diagnosed with dentin dysplasia type I when she was referred for an orthodontic evaluation. Panoramic and periapical radiographs showed defective root formation and areas with periapical radiolucencies in several teeth. Her Angle Class I malocclusion was successfully treated, providing esthetic and functional results, without clinical symptoms or signs of periodontitis or odontogenic infections.
ISSN: 0889-5406
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Orthodontics
Oral Imaging
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