The Oral status of a group of cerebral palsy children

Abstract


P. Chandna*, V. K. Adlakha and J. L. Joshi

The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the oral health status (dental caries and dental bacterial plaque), malocclusion, brushing frequency and drooling, in accordance with the type of cerebral palsy in a group of children with cerebral palsy. A total of 25 children with cerebral palsy between the age range of 6.17 to 10.5 years were examined. 25 controls were chosen, that were age and gender matched.

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