2ND APRIL - WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY
DENTAL CARE TIPS FOR AUTISTIC CHILDREN
World autism day is observed every year on 2nd april to create awareness and to accept autistic child around the globe. As autistic child are special child who needs extra care to maintain their overall health. Your child deserves to get a healthy smile for long span of life. On this awareness day know the oral and dental care importance and their management. Oral and dental health refers to the health of the mouth, teeth, gums ,tongue and lips and surrounding areas . Parents of special children usually are not able to take care of oral health as they already have burden of medical treatment. As because of ignorance of oral health, special child are more prone to dental caries and gum disease. If they start to get any kind of dental or oral problems then it gets very challenging for the children as well as their parents.
DENTAL PROBLEMS IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
Dental caries : Dental caries can be common in autistic children because of poor oral hygiene. If your child does not cooperate with brushing and flossing then their teeth will be more prone for accumulation of plaque on teeth, which can often lead to cavity and gets more chances of having deep cavity which can later cause food lodgement or pain.