For her entire life, dentists told Finlay she would have to wait till adulthood to get treatment for her missing teeth. They didn’t seem to understand how having missing and misshapen teeth was affecting her. Find out what her frustrated parents did to get her treatment and how this experience has impacted the teenager’s outlook.
We are excited to share that we have added three new Dental Treatment Centers! Families affected by ectodermal dysplasias now have 22 different centers across the United States to consider for their oral health care. One of these centers is offering free dentures for children under 8.
Elizabeth Hoverman faced treatment failures and a pandemic delay to get her beautiful smile. The artist shares her exhausting six-year journey and why she can’t stop smiling.
Jamie Sommerville shares her best tips for how to get your insurance company to cover the dental treatment you need. Plus, learn what NFED resources made all the difference.
What does good dental care look like? Dr. Beau Meyer outlines five elements to help you know what to expect as you work with your dentist or dental team.
Since 1981, our mission has focused on families affected by ectodermal dysplasias. We are proud of the extraordinary accomplishments we have achieved in our nearly four decades. 2019 was no exception. Read to see the impact we made for our NFED family.
Prosthodontist Dr. Karen McAndrew is helping patients with ectodermal dysplasia get the treatment they need over their lifetime.
Seeing a friend’s teeth, 3-year-old Kannon decides he’ll ask Santa for the teeth he hasn’t developed. Dr. Karen McAndrew steps in to make his first denture and his wish come true.