Associations between Diet, Dietary and Oral Hygiene Habits with Caries Occurrence and Severity in Children with Autism at Dammam City, Saudi Arabia

@inproceedings{Kotha2018AssociationsBD,
  title={Associations between Diet, Dietary and Oral Hygiene Habits with Caries Occurrence and Severity in Children with Autism at Dammam City, Saudi Arabia},
  author={Sunil Babu Kotha and Norah Saud Mohammed AlFaraj and Tasneem Hassan Ramdan and Maymoonah Abdullah Alsalam and Maryam Jawad Al Ameer and Zainab Mohammed Almuzin},
  booktitle={Open access Macedonian journal of medical sciences},
  year={2018}
}
AIM The purpose of the study is to achieve the baseline information of the autistic child's oral health status about the diet, dietary and hygiene habits. The association of these factors with dental caries were assessed. MATERIAL AND METHODS The survey was composed of self-administered questionnaires to parents about their children's' demographic data followed by questions related to diet, dietary and hygiene habits. This is later followed by oral examination for estimating the decayed… CONTINUE READING

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