A COMPLETE PROSTHODONTIC SOLUTION FOR PATIENT WITH ECTODERMAL DYSPLASIA: A REVIEW


D.R. Prithviraj, Harshamayi P. , Vibhor Madan, Gyan Kumar C. , Shruthi D.P.

Abstract
          The management of the patients with ectodermal dysplasia has always been a challenge for clinicians because of very thin ridge and complete or partial anodontia. Dental management of patient with ectodermal dysplasia is multidisciplinary team approach. Prosthetic Management of patients with hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia includes complete dentures, removable partial dentures, fixed partial dentures, and endosseous implants. Removable prosthesis is the common treatment options for the patients with ectodermal dysplasia. Implants and fixed partial dentures cannot be given in a growing child as it can obstruct the craniofacial growth. Hence, Prosthodontic treatment of each patient should be customized according to the patient’s age and clinical situation .This article describes various treatment options for the patients with ectodermal dysplasia.