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REVIEW ARTICLE

Cerebral Palsy: A Dental Update

Nidhi Sehrawat, Mohita Marwaha, Kalpana Bansal, Radhika Chopra

Keywords : Cerebral palsy, Dental considerations, Management

Citation Information : Sehrawat N, Marwaha M, Bansal K, Chopra R. Cerebral Palsy: A Dental Update. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2014; 7 (2):109-118.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1247

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-08-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Special and medically compromised patients present a unique population that challenges the dentist\'s skill and knowledge. Providing oral care to people with cerebral palsy (CP) requires adaptation of the skills we use everyday. In fact, most people with mild or moderate forms of CP can be treated successfully in the general practice setting. This article is to review various dental considerations and management of a CP patient.


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