Restoration of Enamel Hypoplasia Teeth with Ceramic Onlays: a Case Report


  • Esthera Prateeptongkum, DDS., Dip., Institute of Dentistry, Department of Medical Services


Enamel hypoplasia, Onlay, Indirect restoration


Enamel hypoplasia is a defect of the teeth in which the enamel is deficient in quantity. The etiology of enamel hypoplasia may be the result of hereditary, systemic, or local factors that disturb during tooth development. The characteristic is seen clinically as tooth discoloration, pits, grooves, localized or generalized lack of surface enamel. Treatment for such defects can differ, depending on the severity of the defects. This case report presents the funtional rehabilitation of the patient diagnosed with enamel hypoplasia in the permanent first molars. The teeth were restored with the ceramic onlays by using monolithic zirconia material. The treatment plan enable the restoration and improvement of function, resulting in patient satisfaction.


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Prateeptongkum E. Restoration of Enamel Hypoplasia Teeth with Ceramic Onlays: a Case Report. j dept med ser [Internet]. 2021 Dec. 3 [cited 2022 Oct. 1];46(3):139-44. Available from: