Cleidocranial dysplasia: a review of the dental, historical, and practical implications with an overview of the South African experience.

@article{Roberts2013CleidocranialDA,
  title={Cleidocranial dysplasia: a review of the dental, historical, and practical implications with an overview of the South African experience.},
  author={Tina Sharon Roberts and Lawrence Xavier Stephen and Peter Beighton},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={115 1},
  pages={46-55}
}
Cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) is an uncommon but well-known genetic skeletal condition. Several hundred affected persons are members of a large extended family in the Cape Town Mixed Ancestry community of South Africa. The clinical manifestations are often innocuous, but hyperdontia and other developmental abnormalities of the teeth are a major feature and may require special dental management. Over the past 40 years, the authors have encountered more than 100 affected persons in Cape Town… CONTINUE READING