Dental caries experience, oral health status and treatment needs of dental patients with autism

@inproceedings{Jaber2011DentalCE,
  title={Dental caries experience, oral health status and treatment needs of
dental patients with autism},
  author={Mohamed Abdullah Jaber},
  booktitle={Journal of applied oral science : revista FOB},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVES Autism is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder. The aims of this study were to investigate whether children with autism have higher caries prevalence, higher periodontal problems, or more treatment needs than children of a control group of non-autistic patients, and to provide baseline data to enable comparison and future planning of dental services to autistic children. MATERIAL AND METHODS 61 patients with autism aged 6-16 years (45 males and 16 females) attending Dubai and… CONTINUE READING