Oral and dental aspects of child abuse and neglect

Joint statement of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

S. W. Kairys, R. C. Alexander, R. W. Block, V. D. Everett, K. P. Hymel, C. F. Johnson, L. S. Goldman, G. A. Shelley, Karen Wagner, C. Jenny, R. A. Kirschner, S. M. Blain, Jr Kittle P.E., J. P. Kenney, R. J. Musselman, H. L. Needleman, L. D. Mouden

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Abstract

In all states, physicians and dentists recognize their responsibility to report suspected cases of abuse and neglect. The purpose of this statement is to review the oral and dental aspects of physical and sexual abuse and dental neglect and the role of physicians and dentists in evaluating such conditions. This statement also addresses the oral manifestations of sexually transmitted diseases and bite marks, including the collection of evidence and laboratory documentation of these injuries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)348-350
Number of pages3
JournalPediatrics
Volume104
Issue number2 I
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1999
Externally publishedYes

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Pediatric Dentistry
Child Abuse
Dentists
Tooth
Pediatrics
Oral Manifestations
Physician's Role
Sex Offenses
Bites and Stings
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Documentation
Physicians
Wounds and Injuries
Physical Abuse

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Kairys, S. W., Alexander, R. C., Block, R. W., Everett, V. D., Hymel, K. P., Johnson, C. F., ... Mouden, L. D. (1999). Oral and dental aspects of child abuse and neglect: Joint statement of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Pediatrics, 104(2 I), 348-350. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.104.2.348

Oral and dental aspects of child abuse and neglect : Joint statement of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. / Kairys, S. W.; Alexander, R. C.; Block, R. W.; Everett, V. D.; Hymel, K. P.; Johnson, C. F.; Goldman, L. S.; Shelley, G. A.; Wagner, Karen; Jenny, C.; Kirschner, R. A.; Blain, S. M.; Kittle P.E., Jr; Kenney, J. P.; Musselman, R. J.; Needleman, H. L.; Mouden, L. D.

In: Pediatrics, Vol. 104, No. 2 I, 08.1999, p. 348-350.

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Kairys, SW, Alexander, RC, Block, RW, Everett, VD, Hymel, KP, Johnson, CF, Goldman, LS, Shelley, GA, Wagner, K, Jenny, C, Kirschner, RA, Blain, SM, Kittle P.E., J, Kenney, JP, Musselman, RJ, Needleman, HL & Mouden, LD 1999, 'Oral and dental aspects of child abuse and neglect: Joint statement of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry', Pediatrics, vol. 104, no. 2 I, pp. 348-350. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.104.2.348
Kairys, S. W. ; Alexander, R. C. ; Block, R. W. ; Everett, V. D. ; Hymel, K. P. ; Johnson, C. F. ; Goldman, L. S. ; Shelley, G. A. ; Wagner, Karen ; Jenny, C. ; Kirschner, R. A. ; Blain, S. M. ; Kittle P.E., Jr ; Kenney, J. P. ; Musselman, R. J. ; Needleman, H. L. ; Mouden, L. D. / Oral and dental aspects of child abuse and neglect : Joint statement of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. In: Pediatrics. 1999 ; Vol. 104, No. 2 I. pp. 348-350.
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