Your QuestionDoes amelogenesis imperfecta have to do with the lack of quantity or quality of tooth enamel?
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In some cases, the genetic cause of amelogenesis imperfecta can not been identified. Researchers are working to find mutations in other genes that are responsible for this disorder.
Click on each gene name to learn more about the role it plays in the development of tooth enamel.
- Amelogenesis imperfecta. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). 2007; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/amelogenesis-imperfecta. Accessed 12/12/2013.
- John Timothy Wright, DDS, MS. Developmental Defects of the Teeth. http://www.dentistry.unc.edu/research/defects/pages/ai.htm. Accessed 12/12/2013.