A Case Report on Dental Management of a Child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Khan Shumayla *

Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, I.T.S Dental College, Hospital & Research Centre, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Goswami Mousumi

Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, I.T.S Dental College, Hospital & Research Centre, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Saxena Aditya

Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, I.T.S Dental College, Hospital & Research Centre, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Shivangani

Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, I.T.S Dental College, Hospital & Research Centre, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

One of the most prevalent neurobehavioral disorder among children in school-age population is attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Children with ADHD have severe levels of hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattentiveness. These symptoms have a negative impact on social and emotional growth as well as academic achievements. Antidepressants and stimulant medications are typically used to treat it. To get the most cooperation from patients who have ADHD, dentists treating them must be familiar with the symptoms of the condition and its accompanying characteristics. The medications used to treat the disorder must also be known to them because many of these medications have negative effects on the orofacial and systemic physiology and may interact with oral therapeutic agents. This case study aims to report a case of a 10-year-old girl with ADHD and to confer dental management approaches for all of the significant oral health problems that these children may have.

Keywords: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, behaviour management, dental management


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Shumayla , K., Mousumi , G., Aditya , S., & Shivangani. (2023). A Case Report on Dental Management of a Child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Asian Journal of Dental Sciences, 6(1), 226–231. Retrieved from https://journalajds.com/index.php/AJDS/article/view/151

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