Epileptic patients seem to have generally poorer dental condition in comparison with the healthy population for many reasons. It is important to endeavor to provide the same dental care to epileptic patients than to others, however certain factors in connection with their disease must be taken into consideration. Among these, the most important is to concern about the type of seizure with special emphasis on the involvement of the masticatory apparatus and the chances of oral soft tissue injuries and aspiration. In addition seizure frequency and patients' mental compliance might also play a decisive role. According to these factors epileptic patients were grouped into four categories with special regard to their dental manageability from the prosthodontic point of view. The planning of their dental prosthesis was carried out according to the Fábián-Fejérdy classification like in case of any other healthy patients.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 2001|
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