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Amelogenesis imperfecta


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  • Does amelogenesis imperfecta have to do with the lack of quantity or quality of tooth enamel? Click here for answer

  • Although we have not been diagnosed, my children and I have symptoms of amelogenesis imperfecta.  Please tell me more about this condition, how it can be diagnosed, and if there is any cure or treatment available.  In addition, is there any financial assistance to help pay for repair? Click here for answer

  • My family and I have a genetic tooth disorder, and I am convinced it is amelogenesis imperfecta (AI). Is it possible to prevent my children from inheriting this condition? Are there any treatments for those already affected?
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  • What is the treatment protocol for amelogenesis imperfecta? Is fluoride supplementation useful for "hardening" the enamel of the teeth of individuals affected by this condition? Click here for answer

  • My son has amelogenesis imperfecta. Our insurance company has requested proof that this is a medical condition. Can you provide me with information on this topic? Click here for answer

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