Management of Autistic Patients in Dental Office: A Clinical Update

  title={Management of Autistic Patients in Dental Office: A Clinical Update},
  author={Shashidhar Chandrashekhar and Jyothi S Bommangoudar},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry},
  pages={219 - 227}
Autism is an intellectual developmental disorder characterized by insidious disability in communication, social interaction, and using language and abstract concepts. This organic disorder is known to have deformities in brain, i.e., cerebellum and limbic system, showing wide spectrum of systemic and behavioral symptoms. The oral health care of such patients can be complicated as they cannot verbalize complaints about any dental problems they may be experiencing and can display a variety of… 

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