Dr Farinawati Yazid completed her dental education from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2006. Then, she pursued her post graduate qualification from University Malaya and graduated in 2014. Currently, she is a paediatric dentist lecturer and course coordinator for paediatric dentistry of undergraduate program in Faculty of Dentistry, UKM. Her field of interest mainly focusing in dental stem cells, management of children with cleft lip and palate, interceptive orthodontics and dental trauma particularly regenerative endodontics. She has secured a few national grants in multiple discipline and published few articles in respective journals.

Revisiting Amelogenesis Imperfecta

Amelogenesis imperfecta is a gene mutational disease that can be passed on from the parents to the children or it can occur sporadically. The enamel tooth structure will easily fractured if diagnosed late and not treated early. This will affect the child’s appearance when they smile and can be very sensitive when eating. It is important to understand this disease, the probability of the siblings to have it, treatment options and managing the child itself. Thus, it is beneficial to refresh and revisit our knowledge in Amelogenesis Imperfecta.