Did you know that ectodermal dysplasia can affect breast development in both females and males? Learn how and why it’s related to sweat glands in this new library article. Find out about the various ways breasts can be affected, potential treatment options and how to discuss the issue if your child is affected.
When a genetic condition is diagnosed in an individual or is known to run in the family, there are often questions about implications for passing the condition on to future offspring. Questions can arise about whether any options exist to predict the likelihood that a future child would be affected by the condition, or even whether options exist to decrease or avoid the risk of future child having the condition. Learn about these options.
Women affected by ectodermal dysplasias can experience symptoms that are specific to being female and can be sensitive to talk about. We have a new library resource that these women will find useful for vulvar and vaginal care.
Researchers have learned that the bone found in the jaws of individuals affected by hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia is extremely hard and can cause complications for dental surgery. Learn what your dentist should know if you are considering dental implants.
The one thing all our families want is information about ectodermal dysplasia treatment. You want to know what to expect for you or your child. You are seeking treatment options. You are looking for answers. That’s where the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias comes in. We now have six free videos of educational workshops from our 2017 Family Conference available to watch. You can hear from our experts, see their presentations and learn.
Dr. Jonathan Korostoff presents a case study of a 23-year-old male with ectodermal dysplasia who was seeking to replace his missing teeth with dental implants. He addresses the number of teeth missing, the treatment plan and the outcomes of the case.
Understand the importance of age appropriate, medically necessary ectodermal dysplasia treatment.
Who ever heard of preschoolers wearing dentures? THEY ARE TOO YOUNG FOR DENTURES! You may have heard this, even from your dentist. You may have even thought this. But guess what? It’s simply not true! Dentures for kids are a necessity if they are missing teeth due to ectodermal dysplasias. Many kiddos affected by ectodermal…