Teeth | tooth decay | thick saliva | dental hygiene

Children and adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) of all ages face lifelong challenges in the area of dental health. People who have Prader-Willi Syndrome have decreased, thick and sticky saliva that adheres to teeth and harbors bacteria that can cause decay and periodontal disease.

It is important to practice good dental hygiene from early on and ensure this is part of the daily routine.The Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA) has developed this information sheet which may be helpful – https://www.Prader-Willi Syndrome