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Dental Health and Disabilities

Dental Health and Disabilities

Children with disabilities are more likely to develop dental issues when compared to their typically developing peers. There are several disabilities that increase the complexity of dental problems as well. Oral health is more important than people realize, taking care of our children’s teeth is a focus of our care that we should be providing.

Diagnosis

Nancy and Daniel: PPP2R5D

Nancy and Daniel: PPP2R5D

Avianna was diagnosed with PPP2R5D, a very rare disorder, at age 3. Her parents learned the best thing they can do for her is being her strongest advocate.

Jessica: Pierre Robin Sequence, or PRS

Jessica: Pierre Robin Sequence, or PRS

Jessica and her husband were shocked to learn that their daughter, Eliana, was born with a cleft palate.  A few days later they discovered she had some other abnormalities. She was diagnosed with Pierre Robin sequence.     Bearing the Burden...

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