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Dental Management of children with ASD

Authors: Dr. Ebtissam Murshid
Conference:  Autism Challenges and Solutions – XII 2024
Keywords: Oral Hygiene, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) , ADHD, pediatric


Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a broad term used to define a multiple neuro-developmental disorder that affects children as early as 1-3 years of age. Children and young people with ASD frequently experience a range of cognitive (thinking), learning, emotional and behavioral disorders. The majority have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety, seizures, mental and social deficiencies with extremely poor Oral Hygiene and underserved dental services. Treating patients with ASD is considered one of the greatest challenges for dentists in general and pediatric dentists in specific.


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