Oral Hygiene

Title

Oral Hygiene

Description

Medications, malocclusion, multiple disabilities, and poor oral hygiene combine to increase the risk of periodontal disease commonly found in people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In 1968 the Utah State Training School added a full-time dentist to their medical staff.

Source

Practical Oral Care for People With Intellectual Disability, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Citation

“Oral Hygiene,” Exhibits, accessed August 7, 2020, https://omeka.uvu.edu/items/show/9917.