opalescent dentin


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o·pa·les·cent den·tin

dentin usually associated with dentinogenesis imperfecta. It gives an unusual opalescent or translucent appearance to the teeth.
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An autosomal dominant [MIM 125490] dysodontogenesis which is one of the most common defects in dentin production, affecting 1:8,000 persons, characterised by small, yellow-brown teeth, fracturing of enamel and excessive wearing of teeth
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
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o·pal·es·cent den·tin

(ŏ'pă-les'ĕnt den'tin)
Dentin usually associated with dentinogenesis imperfecta; gives an unusual opalescent or translucent appearance to the teeth.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

o·pal·es·cent den·tin

(ŏ'pă-les'ĕnt den'tin)
Dentin usually associated with dentinogenesis imperfecta that gives an unusual opalescent or translucent appearance to the teeth.
Synonym(s): hereditary opalescent dentin (2) .
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012