Any anomaly in the formation and development of the enamel on the teeth is called Amelogenesis Imperfecta. This condition is characterized by imperfect crown shape and abnormal formation of the tooth enamel, discoloration of the teeth as well as the appearance of cavities in the teeth.
HOW IS AMELOGENESIS IMPERFECTA DIAGNOSED?
It can be diagnosed by a dentist by physical examination of the tooth for abnormal color of the teeth - yellow, brown or grey.
HOW IS AMELOGENESIS IMPERFECTA TREATED?
The dentist may suggest crowns which can help prevent and eliminate the tooth decay which is the first defense and treatment. If case of decay in progress the teeth may have to be extracted and the use of implants or dentures may be advised to replace the missing teeth.
DID YOU KNOW?
Extensive home remedies help in delaying the process of AI. Regular dental care involving brushing and flossing will help stave off cavities and reduce tooth sensitivity. Regular dentistry check up and routine cleanup will remove the tartar and plaque buildup around the teeth.