Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 12

An Update of Oral Therapies Used for Children and Adolescent of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Recommended Prosthodontic Guidelines

Sachin Chaware1*, Surekha Dubey Godbole2 and Vrushali Thakare3

1Professor and PG Teacher, Department of Prosthodontics, MGV Dental College, Nashik, India
2Professor and PG Teacher, Department of Prosthodontics, Sharad Pawar Dental College, India
3Reader, Department of Public Health Dentistry, MGV Dental College, Nashik, India

*Corresponding Author: Sachin Chaware, Professor and PG Teacher, Department of Prosthodontics, MGV Dental College, Nashik, India.

Received: October 29, 2020; Published: November 27, 2020



  Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is the most prevalent Neurodevelopmental condition of unknown etiology. The integration of sensory difficulties with ASD affects the day to day routine activities and shows much dependence on parents or caretakers of ASD children and adolescents. The most significant oral sensory challenge is the imperfect development of speech followed by atypical feeding behavior. Currently, speech therapy is the central therapy used for speech errors, followed by Oral placement therapy, Nonspeech oral motor therapy, and audio digital therapies. However, all oral therapies have advantages and limitations, due amount of time required and nature of the disorder. The present review evaluated the current status of oral therapies and recommended prosthodontic based guidelines based upon the oral sensory-motor pattern associated with ASD subjects.

Keywords: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD); Oral Placement Therapy; ASD Children



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Citation: Sachin Chaware., et al. “An Update of Oral Therapies Used for Children and Adolescent of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Recommended Prosthodontic Guidelines". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.12 (2020): 103-110.


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