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hypocalcification


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An insufficient deposition of calcium salts in mineralized tissues (bones or teeth). When it occurs in enamel it is characterized by opaque white spots (see also fluorosis). Hypomineralized amelogenesis imperfecta affects the primary and permanent dentitions and is characterized by soft chalky enamel which is rapidly lost, to expose the darker yellow coloured dentine.

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