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Synonyms for enamel

hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth

a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protection

a paint that dries to a hard glossy finish

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any smooth glossy coating that resembles ceramic glaze

coat, inlay, or surface with enamel

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First, we test the hypothesis that early childhood developmental stress will increase in the peak-LIA, as reflected by greater linear enamel hypoplasia prevalence and recurrence.
Oral manifestations which may be seen include malocclusion, labiogingival adherences, gingival hypertrophy, accessory labiogingival frenula, serrated incisal margins, dental transposition, diastema, conical teeth, enamel hypoplasia, hypodontia, and teeth erupted or exfoliated prematurely, which were present in our patient too.
in 2012, in case of enamel hypoplasia, the enamel can be partially present or totally absent, presence of white colored lesions that are symmetrical or isolated, presence of verti- cal or horizontal grooves and deep fissures, pres- ence of smooth edges associated to adjacent nor- mal enamel.
The most dental complications are increase prevalence of dental caries, hypodontia, defective crowns and enamel hypoplasia with oral tissue scaring leading to microstomia.
Dental enamel hypoplasia (EH) is a thinning of tooth enamel resulting from disruptions in the enamel deposition by amelobalsts during crown development (Ensor and Irish, 1995).
Indirect resin crown (IRC) technique to restore the maxillary incisors has been used to treat a patient with severe enamel hypoplasia and attrition.
3) About 50% of CD patients present with extra-intestinal symptoms, such as iron deficiency anemia, aphthous stomatitis, chronic fatigue, osteopenia, and dental enamel hypoplasia.
1) They can be either quantitative, appearing as deficient enamel thickness--or enamel hypoplasia (EH)--or qualitative (hypomineralization), clinically observed as enamel opacity (EO).
Colonization by mutans streptococci in the mouth of 3 and 4 year old Chinese children with and without enamel hypoplasia.
The presence of enamel hypoplasia at this stage in development suggests that this nutritional transition results in severe physiological stress in a large proportion of fawns each year.
7,8 Oral and dental findings reported in persons with ichthyosis have included gingivitis, periodontitis, enamel hypoplasia, high caries incidence, delayed primary and secondary eruption, bruxism, alveolar ridging, bifid teeth, irregular morphology of teeth, and hyperkeratotic plaques on the tongue.
The majority of the studies involving primary teeth have focused on the prevalence of enamel hypoplasia rather than hypomineralisation.
Enamel Hypoplasia in Children with Renal Disease in Fluoridated Area.
Under- or malnourished infants and infants with low birth weight are at risk for enamel hypoplasia of the permanent teeth (incomplete formation of enamel).
The well-recognized and historically documented example of chemically induced enamel hypoplasia refers to the effects of chronic fluoride toxicity on the dentition, and although total fluoride intake will vary with total water consumption, fluoride-induced enamel hypoplasia, also referred to as fluoride mottling, is usually inconspicuous at levels below 1.