Amelogenesis imperfecta (AI) represents a heterogeneous group of inherited disorders affecting tooth enamel. The condition uniformly affects deciduous and permanent teeth and is manifested by enamel roughening/thinning and brownish mottling.
Affected teeth are often small and pointed with increased gaps. No tissues or organs other than teeth are affected by this disease. AIl disorders can be classified in hypoplastic, hypomaturation and hypomineralized types.