Illustrated Pediatric Dentistry - Part 4

Management of Children with Systemic Diseases

Author(s): Bahman Seraj*, Gholam Hossein Ramezani, Razieh Jabbarian, Mona Sohrabi and Alireza Mirzaei

Pp: 147-175 (29)

DOI: 10.2174/9789815080834123010010

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)


Significant oral problems are associated with many medical disorders. Close cooperation and consultation between the dentist and the child’s physician are essential to render optimum medical care. Prevention of oral disease is the primary consideration for these children. Medically compromised children can be challenging to treat and affect dental care [30]. To treat medically compromised patients safely, it is essential to Obtain a relevant and thorough medical history and understand the possible implications of the illness on dental treatment and the potential importance of the condition on treatment planning and the caries risk associated with the medical condition. With advances in medical treatment, significantly more children survive longer with more complex medical needs, and these children will present to the general dentist for dental treatment.

Keywords: Children, Compromised Patient, Dental Management, Emergency, Medical Disorders, Systematic Diseases.

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