Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Clinical Report| Volume 127, ISSUE 5, P675-679, May 2022

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Interdisciplinary rehabilitation of a patient with ectodermal dysplasia utilizing digital tools: A clinical report


      The present clinical report describes the rehabilitation of a patient diagnosed with ectodermal dysplasia performed by an interdisciplinary team in a comprehensive approach aided by digital technology. The complexity of the treatment was related to predictability regarding timing and the type of approach. The patient was referred for treatment because of congenitally missing and abnormally shaped permanent teeth. The need for an interdisciplinary team involving orthodontic, periodontic, and prosthodontic specialists was identified. A virtual treatment plan was developed to guide tooth movement, placement of dental implants, and tooth preparation for indirect restorations. Therefore, each treatment phase could be communicated to the patient and treatment team in a predictable way.
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