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International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2014, 2(6), 123-127
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-2-6-1
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“Differences in Mental Attitude towards Extensive Dental Treatments between Two Siblings Suffering from Amelogenesis Imperfecta” –Two Case Reports and Literature Review

Khurshid Mattoo1, , Nupur Rathi2 and Roma Goswami3

1Prosthodontics, College of dental sciences, Gizan, KSA

2Prosthodontics, Teerthankar dental college, Uttar Pradesh, India

3Prosthodontics, Subharti dental college, Meerut, India

Pub. Date: October 23, 2014

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Khurshid Mattoo, Nupur Rathi and Roma Goswami. “Differences in Mental Attitude towards Extensive Dental Treatments between Two Siblings Suffering from Amelogenesis Imperfecta” –Two Case Reports and Literature Review. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2014; 2(6):123-127. doi: 10.12691/ijdsr-2-6-1


Clinical conditions like amelogenesis imperfecta require extensive prosthetic rehabilitation that is strenuous to the clinicians and arduous for the patient. But when the results of such extensive treatment are fair to good, then satisfaction is also assured. Most of these cases require full mouth rehabilitation in the form of fixed Prosthodontics ranging from single crowns to fixed partial dentures. Patient mental attitude with will and determination play important role in the final outcome of such massive rehabilitation. This article discusses cases of siblings suffering from the same clinical condition yet having different will and determination. The article also presents ideal qualities that a patient should possess for any extensive medical or dental treatment and the reasons what actually motivates patients to undergo treatment.

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