Oral Status and Prevalence of Dental Trauma in Children Treated With Ritalin Due to Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
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To evaluate the dental status of children using ritalin and suffering from ADHA in comparison to healthy children.
Condition or disease
Attention Deficit Disorder With HyperactivityDental CariesDental Occlusion, Traumatic
In this trial oral and dental status of 30 children (ages 5-12) who suffer from ADHD and treated with ritalin will be evaluated. Parameters that will be checked are the following: DMFT - decay, missing, filling teeth for dental status, GI - gingival index, PI - plaque index for periodontal status. OJ - over jet and OB - over bite for inter-maxillary relations and susceptibility for dental trauma. In addition these parameters will be collected for 30 age and sex match healthy children.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
5 Years to 12 Years (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
healthy children children with adhd treated with ritalin
children ages 5-12 years healthy children children taking ritalin who suffer from ADHD