Journal article

Treatment outcomes for adolescent ectodermal dysplasia patients treated with dental implants.

IP Sweeney, JW Ferguson, AA Heggie, JO Lucas

Int J Paediatr Dent | Published : 2005

Abstract

UNLABELLED: To evaluate dental implant survival in patients with ectodermal dysplasia (ED). To assess patterns of hypodontia in this patient group. METHOD: . A retrospective analysis of the use of dental implants in ED patients treated at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne. RESULTS: Sixty-one implants were placed into 14 patients (nine male and five female). The mean age of patients receiving maxillary implants was 18 years 6 months (range 17 years 9 months-20 years 0 months) and mandibular implants was 17 years 5 months (range 12 years 2 months-21 years 11 months). The mean follow-up period was 3 years 4 months (range 1 year 18 months-5 years 1 month). Forty-three implants were placed..

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