A Guide to Dental Care for Children with Autism

A Guide to Dental Care for Children with Autism

“Children with autism are likely to suffer many more oral health problems, including tooth decay, gum disease and dental injury, than children without autism. Many autistic kids have sensory sensitivities that make it difficult to maintain an effective oral hygiene routine. These issues may also make visits to the dentist challenging….”

Audience

Parent, Educator

Level

Kindergarten, Elementary Cycle 1, Elementary Cycle 2, Elementary Cycle 3, Secondary Cycle 1, Secondary Cycle 2, General Adult Education

Theme

Personal and Social Well Being
Health and Wellness

Resource Type

Information resource
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