Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry                           
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 103--108

Speech and language delay in children: A review and the role of a pediatric dentist


P Shetty 
 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, A. J. Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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P Shetty
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, A. J. Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka
India

Speech and language development is a useful indicator of a child«SQ»s overall development and cognitive ability. Identification of children at a risk for developmental delay or related problems may lead to intervention and assistance at a young age, when the chances for improvement are the best. This rationale supports screening of preschool children for speech and language delay or primary language impairment or disorder, which needs to be integrated into routine developmental surveillance practices of clinicians caring for children.


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Shetty P. Speech and language delay in children: A review and the role of a pediatric dentist.J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2012;30:103-108


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Shetty P. Speech and language delay in children: A review and the role of a pediatric dentist. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent [serial online] 2012 [cited 2020 Nov 27 ];30:103-108
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