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The following information guides are provided to educate patients in the most common dental concerns in children and children with specific conditions or diseases that require extra care to maintain healty teeth.
Children with SCD may present anemia, repeated infections, and shortness of breath.
Children with hemophilia may present excessive bleeding to inadvertent trauma of perioral soft tissue or after some dental procedures.
Children with congenital heart defects may require special precautions before dental cleanings and treatment.
Children with seizures can present many dental problems due to the oral side effects of the seizure medications.
Children with leukemia can have different oral manifestations.
Children with diabetes can be more prone to soft tissue abnormalities. Read more about managing the dental health of children with diabetes.
The medications that an asthmatic child uses could have effects on the oral mucosa.
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder may present with behavioral management problems in the dental setting due to increased anxiety, fear and increased sensory stimulation.
Children with Cerebral Palsy (CP) can present weak muscles tone around the mouth which causes them to have difficulties with sucking, chewing and swallowing. They are more prone to having malocclusion (abnormal alignment of the teeth).
One of the most common childhood disorders, ADHD is a neurological condition characterized by difficulty paying attention, impulsive behavior and/or hyperactivity. How does ADHD affect the oral health of children?
Brushing, flossing, fluoride, sealants, and going to the dentist are fundamental to a child's dental care.
Things to do when a child is having a toothache, a broken tooth, a knocked out permanent tooth, a cut or bitten tongue, a broken braces and wires, and other dental trauma.
Teeth. They help your child eat, speak and flash the sweetest smiles.
Although tooth decay is preventable, it is the most common chronic disease among US children.