Current Issues of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

Hypertension in pediatric dentistry practice

Curr Issues Pharm Med Sci., Vol. 29, No. 3, 135-138

Joanna Rosiak, Beata Kubic-Filiks, Jolanta Szymanska*

Chair and Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, Karmelicka 7, 20-081 Lublin, Poland 

DOI: 10.1515/cipms-2016-0028

Abstract

The authors discuss the factors coexistent with hypertension both in children and youth, as well as the treatment methods and possible symptoms that might appear in the oral cavity. In the work, the authors emphasize that there is a need for cooperation between the general practitioner, a cardiologist and a dentist, so as to provide an early diagnosis and effective treatment, as well as to prevent complications with regard to hypertension itself and the drugs used in treatment. The discussion is based on a review of the most recent works in the field.

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Keywords

hypertension, children and youth, dentist.

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