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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 204-207

Oral rehabilitation of a patient with Kenny–Caffey syndrome using telescopic overdenture

Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge, KMCT Dental College, Kozhikode, Kerala, India

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Roshy George
Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge, KMCT Dental College, Mukkam, Kozhikode - 673 602, Kerala
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jips.jips_31_21

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Kenny–Caffey syndrome (KCS) is a rarely reported autosomal disorder characterized by skeletal, ocular, and oral manifestations. Oral features such as microdontia, hypodontia, malalignment of teeth, bone loss, and difficulty in mastication results in serious esthetic and functional handicap. The prosthetic rehabilitation of such patients is challenging, especially when implant placement is not a good choice due to poor Vitamin D levels. The existing literature is scarce in describing the treatment options. This case report describes the oral rehabilitation of a patient affected with KCS using telescopic overdenture.

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