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Brazilian Journal of Oral Sciences
Piracicaba Dental School - UNICAMP
EISSN: 1677-3225
Vol. 9, No. 1, 2010, pp. 63-66
Bioline Code: os10014
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Brazilian Journal of Oral Sciences, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2010, pp. 63-66

 en Prosthetic rehabilitation for a patient with hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia: A clinical case
Shekhar, Guna; RamaRaju, Alluri; Rao, Chandrasekhar & Sarada


Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia (HED) is a hereditary syndrome, characterized by a classic triad of hypotrichosis, hypodontia and hypohidrosis. The case of an 8-year-old girl with HED presenting oligodontia and marked resorption of maxillary and mandibular alveolar ridges is reported. A specially designed aluminum wire tray was used for taking impressions of both dental arches. Prosthetic rehabilitation included a removable maxillary overdenture and a mandibular conventional acrylic resin denture made tissue-compatible by means of a soft denture liner attached to denture base. The proposed treatment plan provided improved esthetics, function, and quality of life.

ectodermal dysplasia, oligodontia, soft liner, mucosa supported dentures

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