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Dentinogenesis imperfecta 1
Other Names for this Disease
- Capdepont teeth
- Dentinogenesis imperfecta Shields type 2
- Dentinogenesis imperfecta type 1
- Dentinogenesis imperfecta without osteogenesis imperfecta
- Opalescent dentin
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Dentinogenesis imperfecta is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern, which means one copy of the altered gene in each cell is sufficient to cause the disorder. In most cases, an affected person has one parent with the condition.
Last updated: 4/29/2011
- Dentinogenesis imperfecta. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). November 2009; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition=dentinogenesisimperfecta. Accessed 4/29/2011.