A Preventive Approach to Molar Incisor Hypomineralization
This overview of molar incisor hypomineralization explores the clinical presentation and treatment of this developmental defect.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the enamel defect known as molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH), the teeth affected, and the minimal lesion size that should be recorded as MIH.
- Describe therapeutic options and treatment planning for patients with MIH, as well as long-term management strategies.
- Explain the use of glass ionomer and silver diamine fluoride when caring for this patient population.
This course was issued in September 2021 and expires September 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.