Patients and Families
Emergency Dentistry Contacts
Corrie J. Crowe, DDS
Robert J. Diecidue, DMD, MD (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery/Dentistry)
Thomas Jefferson Hospital
Clive Friedman, DDS, FAAPD
Pediatric Oral Health & Dentistry
(519) 679-9860 (office)
(519) 657-6014 (cell)
Read the guidelines for preventative oral healthcare, orthodontics & FOP, submandibular flare-ups and dental anesthesia on pages 81-88 of The Medical Management of Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva: Current Treatment Considerations
Oral Health Care and It's Impact on the Person's Overall Well-being Webinar
FOP dental expert Dr. Clive Friedman and Family Services Coordinator Karen Kirchhoff presented to the FOP community about the importance of oral health and its impact on the overall well-being of the individual. They answered questions from the community, reviewed recommendations for FOP specific dental care and highlighted valuable dental products and tools you can use to assist with your oral health care needs.
Travel Stipend Program for Dental Care
Funding for transportation and lodging is available for eligible families who are financially burdened by traveling away from their home for dental care that can best be completed by an FOP dental expert at Jefferson University Hospitals in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.