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Topic: Teeth

Children affected by ectodermal dysplasias are often missing teeth, a condition called hypodontia. To restore their dentition, the dentist may recommend they get dentures. The NFED recommends that children get dentures when they are young, as early as age 2.

Parents, this process may be new to you. You may have more questions than answers. In this article, Dr. Beau Meyer, a pediatric dentist, provides information to get you started with your dental team.

In the article, he explains the three different types of dentures and the situations in which they might be used. Find out why the number of teeth and the quality of those teeth play major factors in which type of denture might be best for your child.

Learn about the process for making each of the different types and what your child would expect.

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