Correction of malocclusion and oral rehabilitation in a case of amelogenesis imperfecta by insertion of dental implants followed by Le Fort I distraction osteogenesis of the edentulous atrophic maxilla


Apaydin A. , Sermet B., Ureturk S., Kundakcioglu A.

BMC ORAL HEALTH, vol.14, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1472-6831-14-116
  • Journal Name: BMC ORAL HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Keywords: Amelogenesis imperfecta, Le Fort I Distraction osteogenesis, Edentulous maxilla, Dental implants, Malocclusion, PREVALENCE, DIAGNOSIS, ANOMALIES, PATIENT

Abstract

Background: Amelogenesis imperfecta refers a group of hereditary diseases affecting the teeth and can present a variety of clinical forms and appearances, compromising esthetic appearance. Amelogenesis imperfecta variably reduces oral health quality and can result in severe psychological problems.