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Fixed prosthodontic rehabilitation for an adult with ectodermal dysplasia using a completely digital


Naif Sinada,

Christina I. Wang

Type of Article

Case Report


Adult Patient with Ectodermal Dysplasia

Treatment Plan

Fixed Prosthodontic Treatment

Work Flow

Completely Digital Workflow

Ectodermal Dysplasia: A Quiz for the Curious

What is ectodermal dysplasia?

  • A genetic disorder that affects the development of the skin,

  • A condition that causes the skin to become dry and flaky.

  • A type of cancer that affects the skin.

  • A condition that causes the hair to become thin and sparse.

You can vote for more than one answer.

What are the symptoms of ectodermal dysplasia?

  • Dry skin

  • Thin, sparse hair

  • Missing or abnormal teeth

  • Decreased sweating

What are the causes of ectodermal dysplasia?

  • Mutations in one or more genes

  • Environmental factors

  • A combination of genetic and environmental factors

How is ectodermal dysplasia diagnosed?

  • A physical examination

  • Blood tests

  • Genetic testing

How is ectodermal dysplasia treated?

  • There is no cure for ectodermal dysplasia.

  • Treatment is focused on managing the symptoms.

  • Treatment may include medications, surgery, and supportive c

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