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Name the Abnormal Enamel Dysplasia Development

1. Enamel hypoplasia
2. enamel hypocalcification
3. enamel decalcification
4. tetracycline staining
5. mottled enamel

2

Reduced QUANTITY of enamel (less enamel than expected to see) is called

enamel hypoplasia

3

Reduced QUALITY of enamel (the right amount of enamel was present but, it wasn't calcified long enough. that will make it look "snowy white". is called?

enamel hypocalcification

4

occurs after maturation (e.g. braces-did not brush well) also; (means you had the right amount of enamel, (right quantity); you had the right quality at first.. is called

enamel decalcification
(ENVIRONMENTALLY HAPPENED!)

5

due to excessive fluoride intact (white to brown in appearance) is called?

mottled enamel

6

INTRINSIC staining from ingestion of tetracycline is called?

tetracycline staining
(*not given until after age 10)