ERIC Number: ED028553
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Dental Health for the Handicapped.
Alabama Univ., Birmingham. Dental Advisory Committee.
Guidelines to aid attendants to maintain good dental health among institutionalized mentally retarded persons are presented. Aspects considered include reasons for taking care of the mouth and means of adapting the oral hygiene program to each individual. Also described are oral hygiene programs now existing in group living settings and methods of recognizing special mouth problems. Appendixes list sources for additional readings and materials, and present sutdy questions with their answers. (LE)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Public Health Service (DHEW), Washington, DC. Mental Retardation Div.
Authoring Institution: Alabama Univ., Birmingham. Dental Advisory Committee.