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Volume 17 , Issue 5
September/October 1997

Pages 479-483


Restoring Function and Esthetics in a Patient With Amelogenesis Imperfecta

Nel/Pretorius/Weber/Marais


PMID: 9497736
DOI: 10.11607/prd.00.0233

Amelogenesis imperfecta is a rare dental disease and presents a major challenge to the dentist. With the tremendous advances in the field of esthetic dentistry, espcially in bonding to dentin, it is today possible to restore function and esthetics to an acceptable level. The need for full crown preparation has been decreased to an absolute minimum. A case of amelogenesis imperfecta, complicated by a malocclusion, is presented. A combination of periodontal treatment and resin-bonded porcelain onlays and nobel alloys resulted in a highly successful outcome. The virtual absence of enamel was overcome with the aid of dentin bonding.


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