Molar incisor hypomineralisation: prevalence

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70 observational studies were included in this molar incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) prevalence. The overall prevalence of MIH was estimated to be 14.2%(95%CI; 12.6–15.8).

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Review suggests increased risk of enamel defects in children born pre-term

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Enamel defects and other oral abnormalities have been reported in premature children. The aim of this review was to assess whether there is any association between premature birth and enamel opacities or hypoplasia. A search was conducted in PubMed  and Embase for follow-up, case control or cross sectional studies  published in English German, Danish, Swedish [read the full story…]

No trails available on best restorative treatments for amelogenesis imperfecta

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Amelogenesis imperfecta (AI) is a genetic disorder that presents as an abnormal formation of enamel. AI can have a range of inheritance patterns and the exact incidence is uncertain with estimates ranging from 1:700  to 1:12-14,000. Clinically, AI can be classified into four categories: hypoplastic (type I), hypomaturation (type II), hypocalcified (type III), and hypomature [read the full story…]