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Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology

Dentinogenesis imperfecta: case report and review of literature

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Author Details: Rupam Sinha, Soumyabrata Sarkar, Tanya Khaitan, Arpita Kabiraj, Soumi Ghanta, Deepsikha Ramani

Volume : 2

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2395-6194

Print ISSN : 2395-6186

Article First Page : 156

Article End Page : 158


Dentinogenesis imperfecta (DI) is one of the most common hereditary disorders of dentin formation. It follows an autosomal dominant pattern of transmission, affecting both the formation and mineralization of dentin. Either or both primary and permanent dentition is affected by it. It is characterized by the presence of opalescent dentin, resulting in a dusky blue to brownish discoloration of the teeth. Here we present a case of DI in a 20 year old female with remarkable clinical, radiological and histological presentation.

Autosomal; Dentin; Odontoblasts; Opalescent