Direct composite veneers for an adolescent patient with amelogenesis imperfect: a case report

  • Titsarin Manakit Dental Department, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Hospital.
Keywords: Amelogenesis imperfect, Direct composite veneer


      Treatment option to restore patient with amelogenesis imperfect (AI) depending on several factors such as age of patient, oral hygiene condition, severity of disorder, socioeconomic status and cooperation(1,2). The purpose of this clinical report is to focus on the suitable treatment of an adolescent patient, a healthy 15 years old girl with hypoplastic AI. Her chief complains are dissatisfaction with brown tooth, shape and tooth sensitivity. She refused to smile because of appearance of her teeth and her parent have problem about socioeconomic status(3). Direct composite veneer was chosen in this case because the patient had enough enamel for bonding, minimally invasive intervention and lower cost than indirect restorations(4). This treatment allow an aesthetic result. The patient and her parent were satisfied with the aesthetic appearance.


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Manakit T. Direct composite veneers for an adolescent patient with amelogenesis imperfect: a case report. JPMAT [Internet]. 2021Jan.14 [cited 2021Mar.3];10(3):535-43. Available from: