Common Problems

toothThere are many problems that are common in the disabled population. But not to worry because there are different preventions and treatment options to lesson any problems or concerns.

Different Disabilities Means Different Problems:

Not every disability will have the same problems regarding oral health. There are different concerns that are specific to certain disabilities. For instance, grinding teeth (Bruxism) is very common in people with cerebral palsy.

Luckily, there are many things that you can do to help your client resolve any problems and prevent any further ones. The first step is understanding the problem so click any concerns you have for your client and follow the simple guidelines to help improve their oral health.

  1. Acid Erosion 
  2. Bruxism
  3. Gum Disease
  4. Hand Chewing
  5. Knocked Out Teeth
  6. Swallowing Disorders
  7. Thumb Sucking
  8. Cavities