Predisposing factors to dental caries in children with cleft lip and palate: A review and strategies for early prevention

Cheng, L. L., Moor, S. L. and Ho, C. T. (2007) Predisposing factors to dental caries in children with cleft lip and palate: A review and strategies for early prevention. Cleft Palate-craniofacial Journal, 44 1: 67-72. doi:10.1597/05-112


Author Cheng, L. L.
Moor, S. L.
Ho, C. T.
Title Predisposing factors to dental caries in children with cleft lip and palate: A review and strategies for early prevention
Journal name Cleft Palate-craniofacial Journal   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1055-6656
Publication date 2007-01-01
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1597/05-112
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 44
Issue 1
Start page 67
End page 72
Total pages 6
Editor Moon, J.
Place of publication Lawrence, United States
Publisher Alliance Communications Group Division Allen Press
Language eng
Subject C1
730112 Oro-dental and disorders
320899 Dentistry not elsewhere classified
Abstract Objective: To review predisposing factors contributing to dental caries in patients with cleft lip, cleft palate, or both (CUP). Design: Patients with CUP have a higher susceptibility to caries compared with the population group without clefts. A review of the literature was undertaken to determine factors that could account for the compromised oral hygiene and the high caries prevalence in patients with CUP. Results: After a literature review, modern strategies for the prevention of early childhood caries were developed and should be considered for integration into the overall management protocol of patients with CUP. Conclusions: Preventive dental care is ever more so important in patients with CUP compared with patients without clefts.
Keyword Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine
Surgery
bacteria
caries
diet
oral hygiene
prevention
Streptococcus-mutans
And/or Palate
Oral-health
Orthodontic Appliances
Preschool-children
Prevalence
Infants
Colonization
Enamel
Establishment
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
Collections: 2008 Higher Education Research Data Collection
School of Dentistry Publications
 
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