Which doctor should be consulted for Cleidocranial Dysplasia?
If your dentist diagnoses the condition, then you'll be referred to an orthopedic doctor, an oral surgeon and a cosmetic surgeon
Is there any way to prevent Cleidocranial Dysplasia?
Since the disease is transmitted genetically Cleidocranial Dysplasia cannot be prevented.
Is Cleidocranial Dysplasia fatal?
No, there is no evidence to prove that the disease is a primary cause of death. People with CCD can be expected to lead a normal, productive life with symptomatic management.
Will my children inherit the condition if I have CCD?
This is usually an inherited condition. There is a 50% chance that a child will have it. Two-thirds causes of the condition are genetic.
Will my children get the condition if I do not have CCD?
This is a rare condition and it is unlikely for it to happen in your child. However if it does happen it is due to the mutation of a gene and is called a spontaneous genetic mutation. However the chances of having another child with it are very small.
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