An Overview of Oral Findings in Cerebral Palsy Patients

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Preetika Chandna1, Nikhil Srivastava1, Vivek K. Adlakha1 and Shamsher Singh2 

1Subharti Dental College and Hospital, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India

2Vyas Dental College and Hospital, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 384840, JMED Research, 6 pages, DOI: 10.5171/2014.384840

Received date : 11 September 2013; Accepted date : 10 January 2014; Published date : 28 February 2014

Academic editor: Bakarčić, Danko

Cite this Article as: Preetika Chandna, Nikhil Srivastava, Vivek K. Adlakha and Shamsher Singh (2014), "An Overview of Oral Findings in Cerebral Palsy Patients," JMED Research, Vol. 2014 (2014), Article ID 384840, DOI: 10.5171/2014.384840

Copyright © 2014 Preetika Chandna, Nikhil Srivastava, Vivek K. Adlakha and Shamsher Singh. Distributed under Creative Commons CC-BY 3.0

Abstract

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a well known group of disorders of movement, muscle tone, or other features that reflect abnormal control over motor function by the central nervous system.  The oral findings in these groups of patients are important to know in order to allow efficient dental management of such patients. The article presents a review of oral findings in such patients and the specific dental features encountered.

Keywords: Cerebral palsy, oral, dental management.