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Dental problems of children with SHCN

الكلية كلية طب الاسنان     القسم التقويم والاطفال وطب الاسنان الوقائي     المرحلة 5
أستاذ المادة اسراء حسين علي التميمي       27/06/2019 01:59:37
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry defines individuals with special health care needs (SHCN) as those with “any physical, developmental, mental, sensory, behavioral, cognitive, or emotional impairment or limiting condition that requires medical management, health care intervention, and/or use of specialized services or programs". Individuals with SHCN are at increased risk for oral disease.
Many children with SHCN are best managed initially by a multidisciplinary team in which a dentist is available to evaluate the child’s extraoral and intraoral findings. A diagnosis is then established, and an impression is gained of the child’s strengths and weaknesses and the team’s recommendations for future care.
Children with SHCN may present challenges that require special preparation before the dentist and office staff can provide acceptable care. In addition, parental anxiety concerning the problems associated with a child’s SHCN frequently delays dental care until significant oral disease has developed. Also, some dentists feel uncomfortable providing treatment for children with SHCN, which results in a loss of greatly needed services.
? First dental visit:
Many people avoid dental treatment for themselves or their children because of their fear that dental visits are routinely painful. Dental professionals should use every opportunity to help patients or parents overcome this barrier to the mainstream of effective dental care. Upon scheduling an appointment, the dental receptionist should determine the presence and nature of any SHCN, identify the family’s medical provider, and alert the dentist so that adequate time can be allowed. The initial dental examination for a child with SHCN is like the initial examination for normal child. Special attention should be given to obtaining a thorough medical and dental history. The names and addresses of medical or dental personnel who have previously treated the patient are necessary for consultation purposes. Consultation with these specialists is common; this helps provide insight in case management and planning and avoids unwanted outcomes. The first dental appointment is very important and can set the stage for subsequent appointments. By scheduling the patient at a designated time (early in the day) and allowing sufficient time to talk with the parents (or the guardian) and the patient before initiating any dental care, a practitioner can establish an excellent relationship with them. Sending a letter before the appointment explaining the first visit to the family and sending another letter afterward letting them know how helpful they were are beneficial. This initial demonstration of sincere interest in the child often proves advantageous and saves time throughout the entire treatment process. Obtaining an informed consent is imperative.


المادة المعروضة اعلاه هي مدخل الى المحاضرة المرفوعة بواسطة استاذ(ة) المادة . وقد تبدو لك غير متكاملة . حيث يضع استاذ المادة في بعض الاحيان فقط الجزء الاول من المحاضرة من اجل الاطلاع على ما ستقوم بتحميله لاحقا . في نظام التعليم الالكتروني نوفر هذه الخدمة لكي نبقيك على اطلاع حول محتوى الملف الذي ستقوم بتحميله .