ERIC Number: EJ380109
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Oral Care for Developmentally Disabled Children: The Primary Dentition Stage.
Kenny, David J.; Judd, Peter L.
Infants and Young Children, v1 n2 p11-19 Oct 1988
Developmental disabilities and chronic illness can impact the oral health of children in the preeruptive and primary dentition stages. The article covers prevention and management of dental caries; gingival changes; trauma to the primary dentition; sucking, swallowing, and mastication; extraorally fed patients; and factitial injuries. Home-care suggestions are provided. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Parents
Authoring Institution: N/A