Monthly Archives: April, 2017

  • April is Autism Awareness Month

     April is National Autism Awareness Month. Autism prevalence is now one in every 68 children in America.  It is more common than pediatric AIDS, diabetes, and cancer combined. Individuals with autism have difficulties with communication, social interaction and sensory processing. They may have strong positive or negative reactions to sounds, smells, sights, taste, texture or human touch. These characteristics pose very unique challenges in a dental setting. Patients with autism do not differ...
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