Chapter 61 The Patient with a Neurodevelopmental Disorder Discussion

Introduction

You have a new patient today! Your 9-year-old patient has autism and has never had a successful dental visit. He is especially sensitive to auditory simulation, touch and taste. What are some adaptations you can make to have the appointment today be a successful appointment? Discuss some of the do’s and don’ts associated with dental hygiene treatment and a patient with autism.


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