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AMELOGENESIS: WHAT IS AMELOGENESIS?

Read about amelogenesis medical facts: what is the definition of amelogenesis, types, and related amelogenesis diseases.

Definition: What is "Amelogenesis"?

AMELOGENESIS

Amelogenesis is a disease that forms enamel on teeth. It occurs during the crown stage of a person's tooth development or during the formation of dentine.

Types

Amelogenesis has two stages. The first stage is called "secretory phase" wherein proteins & organic matrix form a partially mineralized enamel, while the second stages is known as the "maturation stage" wherein the enamel mineralization is completed.



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