An Update on Dental Outlook for Autism
Anil Patil*, Sridevi Tamgond, Sandhyarani B, Anand Shigli, Sharmila Patil and Sachin Gunda
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Dental College and Hospital, Sangli, Maharashtra, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Patil A
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Dental College and Hospital
Sangli, Maharashtra, India
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Received date: 01 April 2016; Accepted date: 11 May 2016; Published date: 18 May, 2016
Citation: Patil A, Tamgond S, Sandhyarani B, Shigli A, Patil S, et al. (2016) An Update on Dental Outlook for Autism. Autism Open Access 6:176. doi:10.4172/2165-7890.1000176
Copyright: © 2016 Patil A, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Autism or autistic disorder is lifetime neurodevelopment disorder described as major impairment in mutual social interactions, communication ability, and repetitive patterns of interests or behaviors. Since, globally large number of children affected by this devastating disorder, dental professionals should provide oral health care with family-centered approach comprising thorough understanding of parental concern, exceptional medical conditions, and vivid behaviours of each personality patient to improve the treatment planning. This article analyses oral health status, dental needs, complications and treatment of autistic children.