Strategies for Treating Children With Autism
A variety of strategies enable dental professionals to successfully provide much needed oral health care to this patient population.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
- Discuss how to prepare for the safe and effective treatment of children with ASD.
- List the supportive accommodations that promote successful dental care for children with autism.
- Integrate adjunctive hygiene measures in self-care regimens.
This course was published in the October 2015 issue and expires October 31, 2018. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.