Molar incisor hypomineralisation: prevalence


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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Developmental defects of enamel and caries in primary dentition


This blog post is by Hayley Foulds, current CT 1 in Paediatric Dentistry at Glasgow Dental Hospital and School. The following article was the topic for discussion at the most recent Paediatric Dentistry Journal Club.

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Amelogenesis imperfecta: study suggests good outcomes from crown therapy


This small trial found no difference between either Procera or IPS e.max Press crown in amelogenesis imperfecta patients in the short term. The survival rate at 2 years was 97% with only 3% of teeth suffering with endodontic complications.

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


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…]