Prosthetic rehabilitation of a cleidocranial dysplasia patient with vertical maxillofacial deficiency: a clinical report.J Prosthodont. 2014 Jan; 23(1):64-70.JP
Cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) is a rare congenital disorder characterized by skeletal and dental anomalies. This clinical report describes the prosthodontic approach to treating a CCD patient who presented with decreased facial height and relative mandibular protrusion due to maxillary hypoplasia after orthodontic treatment. Functional and esthetic rehabilitation was achieved using telescopic detachable prostheses in the maxilla and osseointegrated implants and metal-ceramic fixed dental prostheses in the mandible. These treatment approaches precluded the need for orthognathic surgical correction and presented a favorable prognosis during the 5-year observation period.