Care of Teeth and Gums for People With Cerebral Palsy
Good dental care is very important for people with cerebral palsy
because they are prone to teeth and gum problems. It is often very difficult
for people with
cerebral palsy to clean their teeth. These
difficulties often are related to having:
Jaw muscles and joints that don't
Problems with gagging and biting down on their
Sensitive tongues and mouths.
protective coating (enamel) on their teeth.
Teeth that are not
Problems holding and using a
Help your child or other family member with cerebral palsy keep his
or her teeth and gums healthy by:
It is possible that the main title of the report Dyslexia is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.