hereditary brown teeth(redirected from hereditary dark teeth)
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Treatment Multidisciplinary approach focusing on occlusal rehabilitation, and restorative treatment to preserve where possible remaining tooth structure and protect the affected dentin from caries, attrition, abrasion and erosion
dentinogenesis imperfectaA common (1 in 6–8,000) inherited disorder of tooth development (OMIM:125490), which is characterised by blue-gray or yellow-brown translucencies of the teeth.
Dentinogenesis imperfecta is caused by mutations of DSPP, the gene that encodes two key proteins of the dentin extracellular matrix: dentin sialoprotein and dentin phosphoprotein.