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Oral Health Topics

Celiac Disease

Key Points

  • Celiac disease is an immune-mediated disease caused by exposure to gluten.
  • Specific oral manifestations observed in childhood may help to identify patients with early celiac disease before serious disease progression and harm develop.
  • Strict adherence to gluten-free diet predicts a generally good prognosis, allowing for some healing of the intestinal mucosa.
  • Introduction
  • Oral Manifestations
  • Dental Patient Management
  • References
  • ADA Resources
  • Other Resources
Prepared by: Department of Scientific Information, ADA Science Institute
Last updated: April 10, 2019


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