Practical Oral Care for People With Developmental Disabilities

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Practical Oral Care for People With Developmental Disabilities

Description

This series of publications equips dental professionals in the community with the basic information they need to deliver quality oral health care to people with special needs. This tool includes a guide for caregivers, which provides steps to maintaining good oral health for family members or clients with special needs.

This tool includes the following publications for health professionals:

  • An introduction to practical oral care for people with developmental disabilities
  • Continuing education: practical oral care for people with developmental disabilities
  • Autism
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Down syndrome
  • Mental retardation
  • Wheelchair transfer: a health care provider’s guide

Developer:

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

Funding Sources:

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: October 2007
Last Updated: 05/19/08

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