International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Dental Science | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017 | Rating: 6.7 / 10


Hypertension in Children: Manifestation and Oral Treatment with Therapeutic Approach

Harun Achmad [8] | Hasanuddin Thahir [2] | Mardiana Adam [4]


Abstract: Hypertension is community health problem particularly in industrial countries. Many treatments focused on primary prevention and hypertension control in adults. Nevertheless, increasing hypertension incident in young age group has attracted attention in severity and complication of disease in children and adolescents. Very high influence of community health on hypertension in children is because may of younger group will finally receive medical treatment when adults. Blood pressure reproducibility in children can suddenly increase, especially in adolescent, and practitioner should aware to read range of blood pressure measurement in children. Dental care provision for hypertension children require knowledge about etiology of blood pressure elevation, oral manifestation, damage of target organ, and drugs interactions. This paper provide opinion about hypertension in children and their oral health management.


Keywords: hypertension, oral manifestation, normal blood pressure, pediatric patient, treatment


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017,


Pages: 1478 - 1482


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