NOTE: This presentation was recorded in February 2022
This recorded webinar covers the ectodermal
dysplasias, the associated dental manifestations and age appropriate dental
Identify the common co-existing medical signs and symptoms associated with the
ectodermal dysplasia (ED) syndromes.
• Identify the genetic and molecular
• Identify the oral health issues facing an individual
affected by ED at preschool age
• Recognize the variability in dental
manifestations and oral soft tissue alterations associated with ED and its role
in making an accurate diagnosis and developing appropriate treatment approaches.
• Identify different types of procedures directed at reshaping and placing
teeth in relationship to the age and psychosocial development of the child.
Recognize the difference between efficacy and effectiveness when applied to
treatment with dental implants.
• Understand the role of dental implants in
treating patients affected by ectodermal dysplasias
• Evaluate and assess the
variable clinical presentations of ED, how they relate to age and psychological
presentation, to provide effective and appropriate care keeping long term
treatment goals in mind.
• Preparation and execution of interdisciplinary
treatment plans for implant supported and retained restorations.
the role of patient advocacy groups and the resources provided by the NFED.
Understand the role of patient advocacy groups in advocacy
impact of passing the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act
Becky M. Abbott, MPH, Director, Research and Treatment Advocacy, National
Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias
• Mary Fete, MSN, RN, CCN,
Executive Director, National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias
Timothy Wright, DDS, MS
• Timothy Fete, MD, MPH
Stanford DDS, PhD, MHA