Parents often ask about what types of dental treatment are best for their children affected by ectodermal dysplasia as they grow. How soon should they get dentures? How old should they be when they get dental implants?
Ectodermal dysplasia treatment for affected individuals must always be tailored to the age and to the individual. You and your dentist must also consider the costs and the patient’s physical, emotional, and behavioral development.
Our Parameters of Oral Health Care for Individuals Affected by Ectodermal Dysplasias goes into great detail about what treatment is appropriate based on the person’s age. The NFED has always advocated for dentures for kids if they are missing teeth.
This graphic provides a summary of what our dental experts say is and isn’t appropriate based on age.
Download our Parameters of Oral Health Care for Individuals Affected by Ectodermal Dysplasias to learn more about what dental treatment you can expect as your child grows.