Direct Composite Veneering: A Case Report
Manel Chalbi1,2, Miniar Rhaiem1,2 and Med Ali Chemli1,2
1Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry Department, la Rabta hospital, Tunis, Tunisia
2Laboratory of Biological Clinical and Dento-Facial Approach (ABCDF Laboratory LR12ES10), Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Monastir, Monastir, Tunisia
*Corresponding Author: Miniar Rhaiem, Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry
Department, la Rabta hospital, Tunis, Tunisia.
Received: April 27, 2023; Published: May 24, 2023
Patients: A 13-year-old girl was referred to the paediatric dentistry and prevention department, hospital Rabta of Tunis, Tunisia with the chief complaint of unstable old prostheses.
According to clinical and radiographic manifestations, the patient was diagnosed with anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia. The treatment began with composite resin restorations on the maxillary incisors followed by placing maxillary and mandibular removable partial dentures.
Discussion: Ectodermal dysplasia is a large group of rare congenital diseases affecting the ectodermal origin tissues including sweat glands, skin, nails, hair and teeth. The frequent type is anhidrotic-hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia known also as Christ Siemens Touraine syndrome. It is characterized by missing teeth, hypohidrosis or anhidrosis, hypotrichosis, conic shape of teeth, everted lips, flat nose and frontal prominence. Removable dentures are the most common treatment modality reported for dental management in children with ectodermal dysplasia in order to enhance their aesthetic appearance and to overcome their masticatory, deglutition and phonation problems.
Conclusions: Early dental management should be provided to children with anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia. It should include preventive procedures, composite resin restorations and prosthodontic rehabilitation to improve their quality of life and increases their self-esteem.
Keywords: Ectodermal Dysplasia; Oligodontia; Paediatric Dentistry; Prosthetic Rehabilitation
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