Chapter 9. Dentition and Oral Health

  1. Vee P. Prasher1 and
  2. Matthew P. Janicki2
  1. Hans Malmstrom,
  2. Rosemeire Santos-Teachout and
  3. Yang-Fang Ren

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776216.ch9

Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

How to Cite

Malmstrom, H., Santos-Teachout, R. and Ren, Y.-F. (2002) Dentition and Oral Health, in Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities (eds V. P. Prasher and M. P. Janicki), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776216.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Monyhull Hospital, Kings Norton, Birmingham

  2. 2

    University of Illinois at Chicago

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405102193

Online ISBN: 9780470776216

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Keywords:

  • oral health;
  • life expectancy;
  • dental diseases;
  • intellectual disabilities;
  • edentulism

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiology

  • Intellectual Disabilities and Edentulism

  • Nutrition and Dentures

  • Common Oral Diseases in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

  • Oral Infectious Diseases

  • Oral Facial Tumors

  • Benign Tumours

  • Premalignant Lesions

  • Malignant Lesions

  • Other Oral Problems

  • Interrelationships between Oral Diseases and Systemic Diseases

  • Coordination of Oral Care

  • Conclusion

  • References