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Description of a CAD Protocol for the Simulation of Dental Treatment of Amelogenesis Imperfecta

Volume 3 - Issue 1

Damien Brezulier*, Julien Lambert and Olivier Sorel

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    • Univ Rennes, Pole Odontologie Rennes, France

    *Corresponding author: Damien Brezulier, Univ Rennes, CHU Rennes, ISCR, CNRS – UMR 6226, Pole Odontologie F-35000 Rennes, France, Tel: 3361300658; Email: damien.brezulier@univ-rennes1.fr

Received: February 27, 2018;   Published: March 09, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.03.000838

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Abstract

Amelogenesis imperfecta (AI) is an inherited disorder of development that primarily affects dental enamel. The etiology of this pathology is the mutation or the expression alteration of 13 genes [1]. The tissues of both dentitions being reached, the aesthetics of the smile is lost from childhood. The psychosocial impact of AI imposes a relatively young functional and aesthetic care [2]. The difficulty of the reconstruction of tooth tissues in definitive dentition is based on two elements: the associated dento-facial dysmorphosis and the difficulties of bonding due to the alteration of the adhesive bond to the affected enamel. Management with the best prognosis is therefore based on a treatment combining orthodontics and indirect reconstructions [3]. We propose here, the analysis of a case then and the simulation of the treatment by CAD. The interest of this approach is to be able to perform the simulation of the wax-up to offer a coherent therapeutic proposal, both functional and aesthetic.

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