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ISSN: 2637-6636

Interventions in Pediatric Dentistry: Open Access Journal

Review Article(ISSN: 2637-6636)

Cardiovascular Diseases in Children –Oral Findings and Dental Treatment Approaches

Volume 3 - Issue 4

Ozge Gogce, Secil Caliskan*, Nuray Tuloglu and Sule Bayrak

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    • Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Turkey

    *Corresponding author: Secil Caliskan, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Eskisehir, Turkey

Received: December 24, 2019;   Published:January 17, 2020

DOI: 10.32474/IPDOAJ.2020.03.000169

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Oral and dental health is of vital importance in children with cardiovascular system disease. Congenital and acquired heart diseases make oral treatment complicate in children and increase the risk of infective endocarditis [1]. The dentists main aim in children with heart disease should be to prevent infective endocarditis, to maintain periodontal health and to ensure a well oral hygiene. In these children, medical history should be taken in detail before dental treatment. Consult with the pediatrician and inform about the condition of the disease and the drugs used recently. Consideration should be given, and antibiotic prophylaxis should be evaluated consultation to in the treatment planning of children with heart disease. In these children, dental treatments should be performed quickly and effectively, and family awareness should be given importance [1-3]. In this review, common oral findings related to cardiovascular system diseases will be discussed and the precautions and treatment approaches of dentist will be mentioned [4].

Keywords: Endocarditis, heart diseases, intraoral findings, pediatric dentistry

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