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Localised incisor enamel defect- Does trauma have a role?

Have parents ever asked you what is the cause of isolated enamel discoloration or hypoplasia on their child's upper incisors? This paper would explain why localized incisor enamel discoloration is linked to early trauma, particularly at a very early age 0-2 yrs, with more severe trauma associated with crown and root malformations.

I would like to thank pediatric dentist Dr Diane Tay who has kindly volunteered her time to summarize this systematic review which provides insights into this. Read her review and access the full journal article below.

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