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Dental treatment of the sensory impaired patient

Richard C Engar

Dental treatment of the sensory impaired patient

by Richard C Engar

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Published by Project DECOD, School of Dentistry, University of Washington in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


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StatementRichard C. Engar, Doris J. Stiefel.
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Open LibraryOL14793527M

Unless, that is, you find a patient pediatric dentist, or one that specializes in sensory processing disorders (knowing the basics about oral defensiveness), AND you use the tools listed below. Before Going To The Dentist: Have your child participate in some good proprioceptive and heavy work activities right before going to the appointment.   Free Online Library: Treating the special needs patient with a sensory disability: hearing impairment: exploring alternate methods of communicating with patients.(Clinical) by "The Dental Assistant"; Health, general Science and technology, general Hearing disorders Care and treatment Causes of Diagnosis.

  Sensory processing disorder may affect one sense, like hearing, touch, or taste. Or it may affect multiple senses. And people can be over- or under-responsive to the things they have difficulties.   • highest percentages of SNPs that seek dental treatment in their clinics are the teenagers (%). Followed by physical disabilities, medically impaired patients, mental health disabilities and least seen patients are those with sensory disabilities.

Patient with Sensory Impairment. Patient with sensory impairment has loss of sight or hearing that makes communication and other daily living issues difficult. Sensory impairments often occur as result of infection, trauma, or disease, but some may be inherited. Sensory sensitivities, which often lead to fight-or-flight behaviors (Tomchek, ), are associated with and may exacerbate uncooperative behaviors at the dental office (Stein et al., ; Stein, Polido, & Cermak, in press); in one study, dentists reported these behaviors to be the biggest barrier to treatment (Casamassimo, Seale, & Ruehs, ).Cited by:


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Dental treatment of the sensory impaired patient by Richard C Engar Download PDF EPUB FB2

Background: This study was planned to assess the dental caries status among disabled children as dental health is an integral part of general body health and this group is deprived of health care needs.

Materials & Methods: A sample of disabled children was gathered including Hearing impaired, – blind. Of which were males and 84 were by: 3. What if a patient is hearing-impaired.

An occasion for panic might be when a hearing-impaired person sits in your chair for the first time. If it's a child you can relax, because he or she will invariably have an interpreter. Just remember to directly address the child, not the interpreter. If the patient is an adult, here are some strategies.

There are many ways that dental visits have to be adapted to cater to specific patients and their individual needs.

One of the biggest challenges for many working within the dental field is working on children with Autism. In particular, sensory processing disorder. A study done by the University of Southern California.

Free Online Library: Vision impairment: treating the special needs patient with a sensory disability: patients' loss of vision need not impede their dental care.(Clinical, Report) by "The Dental Assistant"; Health, general Science and technology, general Dental care Management Dental hygiene Disabled persons Care and treatment Mouth Oral hygiene.

Sensory Adapted Dental Environments to Enhance Oral Care for Children (SADE-2) The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators.

Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis (CIPA) is a rare disorder characterized by episodes of fever and the inability to sense of pain despite the fact that all other sensory modalities remain intact or minimally impaired.

The patient also may exhibit the signs of self-mutilation, mental retardation and little or no by: 5. Dental Treatment: During most routine dental treatment, the dentist must exercise extreme caution to prevent tissue lacerations. The use of local anesthesia is contraindicated for these children except when pain is extreme and then it should be used with caution.

Mandibular block should be avoided. Tooth extraction should be considered only as. Wilkins dental hygiene clinical practice Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free. Search. Create. Log in Sign up. Log in Sign up. 47 terms. Jaebear1. Ch The Patient with a Sensory Impairment. Wilkins dental hygiene clinical practice.

STUDY. PLAY. Astigmatism. impaired vision caused by irregular curvature of the cornea or lens. Showing the patient in the mirror proper brushing and flossing techniques is important because their poor oral hygiene can be due to not having the proper tutorial or information on dental care.

Pamphlets and brochures will help to reinforce what they learn. Dental Management of Medically Compromised Patients Deficiency Anemia Anemia is a decrease in the level of circulating hemoglobin below the normal reference range for a patient’s age and sex (Appendix J, page ).

Deficiency anemia can be caused by lack of iron, vitamin B12 or Size: KB. What You And Your Dentist Can Do Together.

Patients with autism, especially children, have extreme sensory and oral motor integration issues, and the dentist can be a very frightful experience. All of the tools, noise, and people can easily stress a patient out and make them impossible to work on, and a lot of dentists will suggest a sedative right away.

improve patient care. Investment in this treatment approach will help to bring about the culture change necessary to provide the most up to date and effective treatment possible.

Karen Moore OTR/L Follow this link for an extensive list of references that support the use of sensory modalities and sensory approaches to Size: KB. Mention flavors. Permit patient to handle dull instruments, such as a mouth mirror. This applies particularly to a child patient who is not familiar with dental procedures.

Use other instruments of a similar size and shape when describing scalers or explorers because handling sharp instruments would be dangerous for the patient.

In the dental care of such children, the treatment plans implemented are usually determined by several factors, including: the type of autism spectrum disorder, the degree of patient cooperation. Sensory defensiveness, one type of Sensory Processing Disorder, occurs in children with a variety of diagnoses and disabilities.

Therefore, in a dental practice that serves children with special needs, this disorder may likely affect some portion of your clientele. People with hearing impairment can experience many barriers when using their GP surgery. The problems begin with booking appointments. Many surgeries expect this to be done by telephone, without providing alternatives.

The next stop, the waiting room, can be very stressful for many hearing-impaired patients. They may have difficulty Author: Dr Colin Tidy.

American Dental Association introduced an accreditation standard requiring dental schools to ensure that curricular efforts are focused on educating their students on how to assess treatment needs of patients with SHCN,30 Recommendations Scheduling appointments The parent’s/patient’s initial contact with the dental practice.

Purpose. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recognizes that providing both primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care to individuals with special health care needs (SHCN) is an integral part of the specialty of pediatric dentistry. 1 The AAPD values the unique qualities of each person and the need to ensure maximal health attainment for all.

Dental Management of Special Needs Patients Global Journal of Oral Science, 6, Vol. 2, 41 Step 5 – Dental Treatment: The use of general anesthes ia is indicated for cases of more complex. Accommodating Patients with Visual Impairment.

Dentists who ensure that their patients with visual impairments are appropriately accommodated and adequately informed can substantially improve these patients' ability to understand treatment options, make treatment decisions, prepare for. This patient demographic is also often unable to understand the necessary treatment and unable to cooperate with routine dental treatment.

Patients with mental disabilities such as Alzheimer disease, dementia, autism, mental retardation, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and sensory processing disorders can be easily upset by.Chapter Care of the Patient with a Sensory Disorder Cooper and Gosnell: Foundations and Adult Health Nursing, 7th Edition MULTIPLE CHOICE nurse is aware that the patient has 20/40 vision.

This means that the patient can see at 20 feet what the normal eye can see at _____ feet. a. b. c. d. ANS: B The Snellen Eye Chart tests visual acuity. tips for caring for patients who are blind or visually impaired Ask how your patients want materials (recorded, large print [point type], via e-mail, etc.).

Also, figure out a system that works Cited by: 1.