DOWN SYNDROME AND ORAL HEALTH
Understanding how Down syndrome affects oral health can encourage guidance, prevention, and early mediation, promoting a higher quality of life for those with Down syndrome and those around them. This project aims to raise awareness of dental abnormalities and care of individuals with Down syndrome.
About Down syndrome
Understanding how this disability affects the mouth is crucial in the prevention of serious oral health impairments. By watching both video, you can have a better idea of what is and is not normal as well as prevention methods.
The Anatomy of someone with Down syndrome is understandably different than the average. Learn more about key anatomic characteristics through our interactive 3D models!
Tooth Development is completely different for these individuals. Realizing what to expect is vital in exercising accurate age recommended tooth practices
Check out our FAQ's page to see your commonly asked questions answered!
Down syndrome is characterised by having one more 21st chromosome than the average person. With this comes differing attributes including intellectual and physical abilities.