What is Dentin Dysplasia?
(Symptoms, Causes & Treatment)
Dentin dysplasia is a rare condition or disorder belonging to the group of hereditary dentin defects. It is identified by abnormal dentin structure and root development resulting in abnormal tooth development. It encompasses two subtypes including DD type I and DD type II.
Type 1: Roots are short, blunt and conical. In deciduous teeth, pulp chambers and root canals are completely obliterated while in permanent they may be crescent shaped.
Type 2: The pulp chamber of the deciduous teeth become completely obliterated. The permanent teeth displays large pulp chamber in the coronal portion of the tooth – referred to as thistle tube appearance. Pulp stones may be found.
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