Dental teams will benefit from an understanding of the oral health challenges faced by this patient population, as well as strategies for successful management.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the clinical manifestations of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and how it is diagnosed.
- Discuss the literature describing the association between ASD and dental caries.
- Describe treatment strategies to improve the oral health of patients with ASD.
This course was issued in March 2022 and expires March 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.