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Better supporting our patients with a learning disability or autism

By Chief Dental Officer | 17th May 2021 | News

Your NHS dentistry and oral health update

Have you ever been asked to go into the clinic for shade taking? If you have or if you are CDT perhaps this article is for you. The NHS has a crucial role to play in helping people with a learning disability and autistic people to lead longer, happier and healthier lives. It can be very difficult to interact with patients who may find the experience of a dental check up very distressing. Therefore, It's important to understand that people with a learning disability generally have higher rates of health problems than the general population, and how best to communicate with these patients during their time of need. To find out more click here 

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