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Your Health For Tag "autism awareness"

  • Helping Kids with Autism Have Healthy Smiles
    Apr. 7, 2016

    Helping Kids with Autism Have Healthy Smiles

    Children’s Oral Health

    April is National Autism Awareness Month, and here at Delta Dental of Illinois, we've been talking a lot lately about the challenges that people with autism face when it comes to oral care and how to overcome them. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects people differently, and there is no “typical” profile of autism. Some children... More »

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  • Autism and Oral Health
    Apr. 13, 2015

    Autism and Oral Health

    General oral health

    Because children love their sweets and tend to be accident-prone, it's always a good idea to be extra mindful of their oral health. This is especially true for parents of children with autism, who may be more susceptible to oral health issues.1 Problems such as bruxism (tooth grinding), enamel erosion, dry mouth and non-nutritive chewing... More »

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