Oral Rehabilitation in a Down Syndrome Patient – A Case Report

  • Madhusudhan K. S Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, The Oxford Dental College, Bengaluru, India. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0658-7581
  • Priya Subramaniam Professor and HOD, Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, The Oxford Dental College, Bengaluru, India.
  • Rathnashree M.V PG Student, Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, The Oxford Dental College, Bengaluru, India.
Keywords: Chromosome 21 Trisomy, Dentofacial Anomaly, Down Syndrome, Macroglossia, Oral Health Conditions

Abstract

Down syndrome (DS) is a common chromosomal abnormality causing mild to moderate intellectual disability and affecting multiple organs, including the orofacial region. Patients with DS may exhibit cognitive delays, making behavioral management and safety concerns for pediatric dentists. Individuals with DS are at risk for oral health problems due to their oro-facial characteristics. This article describes the chair-side management of an 11-year-old female DS patient who reported pain in the lower right back tooth region.

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Published
2023-11-05
How to Cite
K. S, M., Subramaniam, P., & M.V, R. (2023). Oral Rehabilitation in a Down Syndrome Patient – A Case Report. International Journal Of Drug Research And Dental Science, 5(3), 11-18. https://doi.org/10.36437/ijdrd.2023.5.3.B