Cleidocranial dysplasia - Treatment

There is no specific treatment for the condition. Only the dental condition can be somewhat modified by timely intervention. As the dental problems is most significant; appropriate measures are important. Some of the suggested options include the following:

  1. The primary or the milk teeth should always be carefully assessed for presence of decay and if found these must be restored. Corrective surgery of the teeth and repositioning the bones is also recommended.
  2. Application of dentures over the unerupted teeth
  3. Extraction of teeth as they erupt.

Some dentists do not recommend the removal of primary or supernumerary teeth as it does not necessarily promote eruption of unerupted permanent teeth. Also the permanent teeth may be difficult to extract due to presence of malformed roots.

Cosmetic surgeon or plastic surgeon or orthopedic surgeon also be consulted.


sue09 Sunday, March 1, 2009

my son is 12 years old he was born with ccd he wants to play football next year i am not crazy about it but now iam worried about his furture will he be able to get a job with having ccd
right now i can't find any body with theis kind of information please tell me what i am looking forward to when he gets older

c3333 Monday, November 8, 2010

yea he will be fine im 16 and i have a job but it may be hard

angelatmyside Sunday, July 3, 2011

I am 31 years old and a mum.I, too have ccd. I often worried about what I could and couldn't do. Here I am. Don't stop your son from doing the things that he really wants to do. Let him fly and if, only if, catch him if he should fall. I doubt he will fall. I bet all through his life he has had to adapt and by the age of 16 he knows too well what he can and can't do. What we can't do we make up with what we can do. I know it's hard I have seen my mum's tears fall many a time with fear for me but I assure you what doesn't kill you just makes you so much stronger, not just for you but for your son too. xx

asajael Saturday, December 6, 2008

I have CCD. This biggest issue for me is the lack of structure. Therefore my arms are weak and hurt all the time. My back will hurt unbelievable if I stand in one place fore more than 5 minutes. I wish the educated doctors would get educated about this. I am so frustated with the lack of information and what I do find is very under ratedly correct. The biggest problem is not my mouth. This about this: if you were to build a house out of 1"x1"s and take a chuck or two out of it here and there... how long do you think it would last??? Do you really think with the shoulders not being formed correctly that it would not have an effect. Did you have to think about that first? Is there anyone out there who has some common sense on the matter???

guest Thursday, August 28, 2008

I have CCD and the information on this site is incorrect. To state that one has to have dentures in today's medical advancements is so sad. I am moderator of a yahoo Cleidocranial Dysplasia site and the truth is this is no longer a fact. Myself and my children, plus many others have been successfully treated and have their own their own gorgeous smiles. Making such a broad statement makes people who find out their child has CCD and searching for answer and have no idea what to expect with CCD feel like there is no hope and there is.

guest Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Anita, Could you please let me know, what kind of treatment you have gone through?

Cia722 Wednesday, July 18, 2012

What can be done about the teeth the will not grow back once removed?

mkhfsd Monday, December 31, 2012

your message give us hope. I am uncle of two CCD effected nephew. My family is worried about their growth. We are living in Pakistan and doctor identified the problems through symptoms like missing bone in shoulders, child hood teeth are not dropped yet at the age of 10. 2nd boy age is 5 and his legs has bend. can you pls suggest some thing

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