Dental care for JIADDental care for JIADental care for JIAEnglishRheumatology;DentalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Teeth;MandibleSkeletal systemNon-drug treatmentAdult (19+)NA2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson RN-EC, PhD, CPNPLori Tucker, MDKristi Whitney, BSc PT, MScChristine O’Brien, OT Reg (Ont), MScAdam Huber, MSc, MD, FRCPCLynn Spiegel, MD, FRCPC8.0000000000000069.0000000000000300.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>This page describes how arthritis can affect dental health. It also explains how your dental check-ups may change if you have arthritis. Your arthritis may also be an important consideration if you need to have dental surgery.</p><p>JIA can affect a child's neck or jaw, and this can affect their dental health. If a child has difficulty moving their jaw or neck, it can make brushing and or flossing their teeth difficult. To help with this, their dentist may suggest different types of toothbrush handles, electric toothbrushes, or floss holders to help maintain healthy teeth and gums.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>JIA can cause pain in the temporomandibular joint, causing pain and stifness in the jaw.</li> <li>Your child's dentist should be kept informed about the status of the JIA and medications your child is taking, since they can also affect oral health.</li></ul>
Les soins dentaires et l'AIJLLes soins dentaires et l'AIJDental care for JIAFrenchRheumatology;DentalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Teeth;MandibleSkeletal systemNon-drug treatmentAdult (19+)NA2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson RN-EC, PhD, CPNP Lori Tucker, MD Kristi Whitney, BSc PT, MSc Christine O’Brien, OT Reg (Ont), MSc Adam Huber, MSc, MD, FRCPC Lynn Spiegel, MD, FRCPC8.0000000000000069.00000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Cette page décrit les effets de l’arthrite sur la santé dentaire. Elle explique aussi comment l’arthrite peut modifier les examens dentaires et pourquoi il est important de tenir compte de l’arthrite si l’enfant a une chirurgie dentaire.</p><p>L’AIJ peut toucher le cou ou la mâchoire de l’enfant, ce qui peut avoir une incidence sur sa santé dentaire. S’il éprouve de la difficulté à bouger la mâchoire ou le cou, il peut être difficile de se brosser les dents ou de passer la soie dentaire. Pour l’aider, le dentiste pourra lui proposer différentes sortes de manches de brosse à dents, de brosses à dents électriques ou de porte-soie dentaire. Cela l’aidera à conserver ses dents et ses gencives en santé.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>L’AIJ peut causer de la douleur dans l’articulation temporomandibulaire, ce qui provoque de la douleur et de la raideur dans la mâchoire.</li> <li>Il faut tenir le dentiste de votre enfant au courant de l’état de son AIJ et des médicaments qu’il prend, qui peuvent avoir des incidences sur sa santé buccodentaire.</li></ul>

 

 

Dental care for JIA1085.00000000000Dental care for JIADental care for JIADEnglishRheumatology;DentalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Teeth;MandibleSkeletal systemNon-drug treatmentAdult (19+)NA2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson RN-EC, PhD, CPNPLori Tucker, MDKristi Whitney, BSc PT, MScChristine O’Brien, OT Reg (Ont), MScAdam Huber, MSc, MD, FRCPCLynn Spiegel, MD, FRCPC8.0000000000000069.0000000000000300.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>This page describes how arthritis can affect dental health. It also explains how your dental check-ups may change if you have arthritis. Your arthritis may also be an important consideration if you need to have dental surgery.</p><p>JIA can affect a child's neck or jaw, and this can affect their dental health. If a child has difficulty moving their jaw or neck, it can make brushing and or flossing their teeth difficult. To help with this, their dentist may suggest different types of toothbrush handles, electric toothbrushes, or floss holders to help maintain healthy teeth and gums.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>JIA can cause pain in the temporomandibular joint, causing pain and stifness in the jaw.</li> <li>Your child's dentist should be kept informed about the status of the JIA and medications your child is taking, since they can also affect oral health.</li></ul><p>The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the joint in front of the ears where the lower jaw connects to the base of the skull. JIA may affect this joint in the same way it affects other joints. Often patients have no symptoms at all of JIA in the TMJ. By the time a child develops symptoms, they may already have damage to the TMJ. This may cause pain and stiffness in the jaw. It can also alter growth so that one side of the jaw grows faster than the other. If both sides are affected, a child may develop a small, receded chin, and may get crowding of the teeth. If the lower jaw does not develop properly, it may create an overbite. To detect JIA in the TMJ, a doctor may need to do an MRI of the jaw. A child may also need to see an orthodontist, who can order a panorex x-ray. The rheumatologist can treat TMJ arthritis with medication. An orthodontist can help with mouth splints and/or braces. Sometimes, patients require surgery once their jaw has finished growing.</p><h2>Dental check-ups and surgery</h2><p>Keep the dentist informed about the status of the JIA and any medications your child is taking, since they can also affect oral health. For example, the dentist needs to know if your child has had a joint replacement, as they might need an antibiotic before any dental work.</p><p>If your child has active JIA, they may find it difficult to keep their mouth open for routine dental check-ups. If this is the case, work with the dentist to make dental care as easy as possible. Sometimes more frequent, shorter visits may be helpful. If your child needs any type of dental surgery, talk to the dentist to see if you need to meet with the anesthesiologist prior to the surgery. This is especially important if your child has trouble opening their mouth or if they have difficulty moving their neck.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/dental_care_for_JIA.jpgDental care for JIA

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