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An Official Publication of the Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists

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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 19-20
Dental and psychological approach in mentally retarded patients

Department of Oral Pathology, P.M.N.M. Dental College & Hospital, Bagalkot, Karnataka, India

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Kate Brave
Department of Oral Pathology, P.M.N.M. Dental College & Hospital, Bagalkot, Karnataka
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In this article the authors talk about the management of mentally retarded patients by varied training and management programmes such as IQ testing. family counselling and social skill training programmes. The authors find that by employing different methods of psychological management, marked improvement in management and regression of dental lesions in the mentally retarded patients were noticed.

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