Dentinogenesis imperfecta Shields type 3
Other Names for this Disease
- Brandywine type dentinogenesis imperfecta
- Dentinogenesis imperfecta type III
Your QuestionMy daughters are affected by dentinogenesis imperfecta type III. I have taken them to many dentists in an attempt to get them help. Can you provide information regarding how to correct their teeth?
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Crowns, caps or other forms of dental care are the most commonly used treatments. Dentures or dental implants may be necessary if the majority of teeth are lost.More detailed information regarding the treatment of dentinogenesis imperfecta can be found by visiting the following web link:
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- Barron MJ, McDonnell ST, MacKie I, Dixon MJ. Hereditary dentine disorders: dentinogenesis imperfecta and dentine dysplasia. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. November 2008; http://www.ojrd.com/content/3/1/31. Accessed 4/29/2011.
- Wulfsberg EA. Dentinogenesis imperfecta. Center for Craniofacial Development and Disorders, Johns Hopkins University. December 29, 2003; http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/craniofacial/Education/DefinedArticle.cfm?MUArticleID=103&Source=Family. Accessed 5/4/2009.