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Dental caries experience, oral health status and treatment needs of dental patients with autism
Mohamed Abdullah Jaber
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Autism
Autistic disorder
2021
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Published in FapUNIFESP (SciELO)
2011
PMID: 21625735
Volume: 19
   
Issue: 3
Pages: 212 - 217
Abstract
Objectives: Autism is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder. The aims of this study were to investigate whether children with autism have higher caries prevalence, higher periodontal problems, or more treatment needs than children of a control group of nonautistic patients, and to provide baseline data to enable comparison and future planning of dental services to autistic children. Material and Methods: 61 patients with autism aged 6-16 years (45 males and 16 females) attending Dubai and Sharjah Autism Centers were selected for the study. The control group consisted of 61 non-autistic patients chosen from relatives or friends of autistic patients in an ...
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JournalData powered by TypesetJournal of Applied Oral Science
PublisherData powered by TypesetFapUNIFESP (SciELO)
ISSN16787757
Open AccessYes
Concepts (6)
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    Autism
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    Autistic disorder
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    Dental caries
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    Dental care for disabled
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    Dental care for children
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    Oral health