Treating the Dental Patient with a Developmental Disorder 1st Edition (2012) (PDF) by Karen A. Raposa

 

Ebook Info

  • Published: 2012
  • Number of pages: 305
  • Format: PDF
  • File Size: 16,77 MB
  • Authors: Karen A. Raposa

Description

Treating the Dental Patientwith a Developmental Disorder provides a basic understanding of patients with developmental and intellectual disorders and offers help in communicating with and treating with developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders, Down Syndrome, attention deficit, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, learning disabilities, and others. Presents descriptions of most common forms of developmental and intellectual disordersProvides practical methods of caring for patients with these disabilities, including how to guide and model behaviorOffers practice management tips to accommodate patients with special needs, particularly those with autismIncludes instructions to give caregivers for home oral therapy

User’s Reviews

Editorial Reviews: From the Inside Flap Treating the Dental Patient with a Developmental Disorder provides a basic understanding of patients with developmental and intellectual disorders and offers help in communicating with and treating these patients. The book opens with an overview of the major types of developmental disabilities—autism spectrum disorders, Down Syndrome, attention deficit, cerebral palsy—and others such as spina bifida and learning difficulties. Following chapters also discuss how to gather personal information, medical histories, dental experiences, and oral habits; determine family dynamics; and understand how to communicate with patients and model desired patient behavior. The authors also cover aspects of the dental exam and hygiene appointment, and restorative treatment, both in the office and hospital setting. A review of follow-up care and the long-term impact on the practice, the patient, and the families when caring for these patients is covered. Treating the Dental Patient with a Developmental Disorder is a must-have book for practicing and student pediatric dentists, general dentists, and dental hygienists whose patients include families with developmentally or intellectually disabled members. Key features include: Descriptions of most common forms of developmental and intellectual disorders Practical methods of caring for patients with these disabilities, including how to guide and model behavior Practice management tips to accommodate patients with special needs Instructions to give caregivers for home oral therapy –This text refers to the paperback edition. From the Back Cover Treating the Dental Patient with a Developmental Disorder provides a basic understanding of patients with developmental and intellectual disorders and offers help in communicating with and treating these patients. The book opens with an overview of the major types of developmental disabilities—autism spectrum disorders, Down Syndrome, attention deficit, cerebral palsy—and others such as spina bifida and learning difficulties. Following chapters also discuss how to gather personal information, medical histories, dental experiences, and oral habits; determine family dynamics; and understand how to communicate with patients and model desired patient behavior. The authors also cover aspects of the dental exam and hygiene appointment, and restorative treatment, both in the office and hospital setting. A review of follow-up care and the long-term impact on the practice, the patient, and the families when caring for these patients is covered. Treating the Dental Patient with a Developmental Disorder is a must-have book for practicing and student pediatric dentists, general dentists, and dental hygienists whose patients include families with developmentally or intellectually disabled members. Key features include: Descriptions of most common forms of developmental and intellectual disorders Practical methods of caring for patients with these disabilities, including how to guide and model behavior Practice management tips to accommodate patients with special needs Instructions to give caregivers for home oral therapy –This text refers to the paperback edition. About the Author Karen A. Raposa, RDH, MBA is a registered dental hygienist and mother of a son with autism. She has written textbook chapters, magazine articles, and continuing education materials on patients with autism and developmental disabilities. Ms. Raposa lectures internationally at professional dental and dental hygiene meetings. Steven P. Perlman, DDS, MScD, DHL (Hon) is Global Clinical Director of the Special Olympics Special Smiles program. He also is Clinical Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at the Boston University School of Dental Medicine and works in private practice in Lynn, Massachusetts. –This text refers to the paperback edition. Read more

Reviews from Amazon users which were colected at the time this book was published on the website:

⭐It’s “the Bible” for the dental professionals, working with special needs patients. Plus, this book is highly advised for dental hygienists, looking for empowerment to expand the professional horizons. Thanks to authors for the complete walk-through of the topic and an incredible collection of methods for the successful treatment in a dental setting.

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