Amelogenesis imperfecta. Case report

Keywords: amelogenesis imperfecta, tooth, dental enamel, pediatric dentistry


The main origin of amelogenesis imperfecta (AI) is a genetic alteration inherited by a family member which affects the dental enamel of the teeth of a person with this condition in various ways. The present clinical case from the Teaching Dental Clinic of the Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia is of a 6-year 5-month-old male child who came to the dental office accompanied by his father and 8-year-old sister, diagnosed with the same AI condition. The comprehensive treatment proposed for this patient was determined by radiographic and clinical examinations and consultations with specialists in different areas. The purpose of this publication was to report a case and describe possible clinical approaches.


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