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Treating Patients with Autism in a Dental Setting

Course Number: 402

CE402 Case Study - Xylitol

The following patients were given a 30-day supply kit of xylitol. The kit includes toothpaste, mints, gum, nasal spray and mouthwash (Figure 15).

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Figure 15. Spry Dental Defense System® dental kit.

Source: Xlear.com

The disclosing solution used was made by Young. The blue color indicated plaque that has been present for 48 hours or more. The pink is plaque formed within 24 hours. The “after” pictures were taken 30-35 days after initial photographs (Figures 16-19).

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Figure 16. Before xylitol treatment.

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Figure 17. After xylitol treatment.

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Figure 18. Before xylitol treatment.

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Figure 19. After xylitol treatment.