International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Dentistry | India | Volume 13 Issue 4, April 2024 | Rating: 4.6 / 10

Autism Spectrum Disorder Child in Pediatric Dentistry - An Overview

Savitha Sathyaprasad [12] | Annie Elizabeth Abraham [2]

Abstract: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) management in paediatric dentistry include addressing the specific requirements and problems of children with ASD. Pedodontists ought to focus on primary prevention, which involves early detection and teaching parents about oral hygiene and tooth monitoring. Regular dental checkups are critical for children with ASD, who may have complex and personalised needs. Behavioural management approaches can help to minimise anxiety and increase compliance during dental operations. Managing oral health in children with ASD involves a diverse strategy that includes early detection, education, behavioural management approaches, sensory adjustments, and the use of technology. Collaboration among dental practitioners, paediatricians, and other caregivers is critical to providing the best treatment for children with ASD.

Keywords: Pediatric Dentistry, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Special Health Care Needs

Edition: Volume 13 Issue 4, April 2024,

Pages: 1377 - 1381

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