Dentinogenesis imperfecta

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Sergio Uribe


Patient female, 32 years old, without any systemic disease. Referred for routine dental checkup.

Patient Data

Age: 32 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Patient with permanent dentition. Low caries activity and early horizontal bone loss. Teeth without signs of pulp chamber with bulb-shaped tooth crown and constricted cervical areas. Right maxillary sinus with radiopaque filling. 

Case Discussion

A typical case of dentinogenesis imperfecta. There are two types: type I associated with osteogenesis imperfecta and II not associated.  The OPG gives the definitive diagnosis since all the teeth are involved. 

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Case Information

rID: 46183
Case created: 25th Jun 2016
Last edited: 26th Jun 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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