TITLE

Autism and Dental Management

AUTHOR(S)
Bhalla, Jasdev
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Ontario Dentist;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 83 Issue 6, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the dental care services for children with autism. Autism is a neurodevelopmental syndrome associated with abnormalities in the brain structure and function. It is characterized with self-injurious behavior, impaired social skills, language problems and poor attention span. Prevention of oral diseases is a must for autistic children. Dentists can use either non-pharmacological or pharmacological behavioral management techniques when dealing with autistic patients.
ACCESSION #
22179011

 

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