Go To Home Page

References for Dr. Pilcher's Article on
Dental Care for the Patient
with Down Syndrome

Barnett ML et al (1988).  The prevalence of mitral valve prolapse in patients with Down syndrome: Implications for dental management.  Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology, 66, 445-7.

Barnett ML et al (1986).  The prevalence of periodontitis and dental caries in a Down syndrome population.  Journal of Periodontology, 57, 288-93.

Bloch K et al(1990).  Obstructive sleep apnea in a child with trisomy 21.  Monatsschr ift Kinderheilkunde, 138, 817-22.

Devenny DA et al(1992).  Ageing in higher functioning adults with Down syndrome: an interim report in a longitudinal study. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities Research, 36, 241-50.

Fischer-Brandeis H (1989). The time of eruption of the milk teeth in Down's syndrome.  Fortschritte derKeiferothopadie, 50, 144-51.

Margar-Bacal F et al (1987).  Speech intelligibility after partial glossectomy in children with Down's syndrome.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 79, 44-9.

Morinushi T et al (1995).  The relationship between dental caries in the primary dentition and anti S. Mutans serum antibodies in children with Down's syndrome.  Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, 19, 279-83.

Mussig D et al (1990). The eruption of decidious teeth in children with various forms of Down's syndrome and congenital heart defects.  Deutche Zahnarzteblatt, 45, 157-9.

Ondarza A et al (1995).  Tooth malalignments in Chilean children with Down's syndrome. Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal, 32, 188-93.

Phillips DE & Rogers JH (1988). Down's syndrome with lingual tonsil hypertrophy producing sleep apnea.  Journal of Laryngology & Otolaryngology, 102, 1054-5.

Revland-Bosma W (1990).  Periodontal disease in Down's syndrome.  Ned Jijdscrift voor Tandheelkkunde, 97, 468-71.

Shapira J et al (1991). Caries level, Streptococcus mutans counts, salivary pH and periodontal treatment needs of adult Down syndrome patients.  Special Care Dentist, 11, 248-51.

Shaw L & Saxby MS (1986).  Periodontal destruction in Down's syndrome and in juvenile periodontitis; how close a similarity?  Journal of Periodontology, 57, 709-13.

Sigal MJ & Levine N (1993).  Down's syndrome and Alzheimer's disease.  Journal of the Canadian Dental Association, 59, 823-29.

Silverman M (1988).  Airway obstruction and sleep disruption in Down's syndrome.  British Medical Journal, 296, 1618-9.

Sohoel PD et al (1992).  In situ characteristics of mononuclear cells in marginal periodontitis of patients with Down's syndrome.  Acta Odontologica Scandinavia, 50, 141-9.

Sohoel PD et al (1995). Expression of HLA Class II antigens in marginal periodontitis of patients with Down's syndrome.  European Journal of Oral Science, 103, 207-13.

Southern Association of Institutional Dentists (1994).  Southern Assoc of Institutional Dentists Self-study Course: Module 3 Down syndrome.

Stabholtz A et al (1991).  Local application of sustained-release delivery system of chlorhexedine in Down's syndrome population.  Clinical Preventive Dentistry, 13, 9-14.

Starmans JL & Bloem JJ (1991).  Tongue reduction in children with Down's syndrome, a functional operation.  Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Geneeskunde, 135, 1963-6.

Stebbens VA et al (1991).  Sleep related upper airway obstruction in a cohort with Down's syndrome.  Archives of the Disabled Child, 66, 1333-8.

Vicari S & Caltagirone C (1990).  Alzheimer's disease and Down syndrome: a review.  Rivista Neurologica, 60, 151-9.

Vittek J et al (1994).  Analysis of orthodontic anomalies in mentally retarded developmentally disabled persons.  Special Care Dentist, 14, 198-202.

Yavuzyilmaz E et al (1993). Neutrophil chemotaxis and periodontal status in Down syndrome patients.  Journal of Nihon University School of Dentistry, 35, 91-5.

Return to Dr. Pilcher's article

Return to the Down Syndrome: Health Issues homepage