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Treating the Dental Patient with a Developmental Disorder

Treating the Dental Patient with a Developmental Disorder

Karen A. Raposa (Editor), Steven P. Perlman (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-813-82393-5

Aug 2012

296 pages

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$106.99

Description

Treating the Dental Patient with a Developmental Disorder provides a basic understanding of patients with developmental and intellectual disorders and offers help in communicating with and treating with developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders, Down Syndrome, attention deficit, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, learning disabilities, and others. 
  • Presents descriptions of most common forms of developmental and intellectual disorders
  • Provides practical methods of caring for patients with these disabilities, including how to guide and model behavior
  • Offers practice management tips to accommodate patients with special needs, particularly those with autism
  • Includes instructions to give caregivers for home oral therapy

Contributors ix

Foreword xiii
Timothy P. Shriver

Preface xv
Karen A. Raposa and Steven P. Perlman

Introduction: The amazing tale of the three dentists, the cliff diver, and the avoidance of the mundane xvii
Rick Rader

Chapter 1 Overview: defi ning developmental disorders 1
H. Barry Waldman and Steven P. Perlman

Chapter 2 Patient/personal interview 23
Maureen Romer

Chapter 3 Medical/developmental review/interview 33
Martha Ann Keels

Chapter 4 Treatment considerations 43

Section 1 Behavioral supports 43
Ray A. Lyons

Section 2 Alternative behavioral support strategies 73
Clive Friedman

Section 3 Aging population supports 83
Paul S. Farsai and Joseph M. Calabrese

Chapter 5 Overall health 97
Matthew Holder and Henry Hood

Chapter 6 Treatment accommodations 115
Debra Cinotti

Chapter 7 The exam/hygiene appointment 129
Ann-Marie C. DePalma and Karen A. Raposa

Chapter 8 Preventing oral health problems 141
Paul Glassman and Christine E. Miller

Chapter 9 Restorative appointments 155
Federico Garcia-Godoy and Cristina E. Garcia-Godoy

Chapter 10 Office-based sedation 169
Matthew Cooke

Chapter 11 Hospital dentistry/general anesthesia 195
Allen Wong

Chapter 12 Practice management tips 207
David Albert Tesini

Chapter 13 Improving oral health through community-based interventions 227
Paul Glassman

Chapter 14 Long-term impact 237
Jo Ann Simons

Epilogue: International perspective 245
Luc A.M. Marks

Index 249

  • Descriptions of most common forms of developmental and intellectual disorders
  • Practical methods of caring for patients with these disabilities, including how to guide and model behavior
  • Offers practice management tips to accommodate patients with special needs, particularly those with autism
  • Instructions to give caregivers for home oral therapy