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Journal of Case Reports
Dental management of Autistic Child
Amit Khatri, Sony Sugnani,  Namita Kalra, Rishi Tyagi
From the Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry,
University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital (University of Delhi),
Delhi-110095.
Corresponding Author:
Dr. Amit Khatri
Email: Khatri9804@rediffmail.com
Received: 30-DEC-2011 Accepted: 30-DEC-2011 Published Online: 31-JAN-2012
Abstract
Autism is a lifelong, severe, organic disorder characterised by abnormalities in the brain, especially the cerebellum and limbic system. Patients with autism display a variety of levels of understanding and cooperation, so treatment modifications should be patient specific .Children with an autistic disorder may need more dental care and may also be more difficult to treat than healthy children. The purpose of this article is to review the literature of autism with an emphasis on full mouth rehabilitation of a 7 year old autistic child under general anaesthesia.
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