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Questions & Answers

Special Needs Dentistry

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What is special needs dentistry?

Special needs dentistry helps children and individuals with special needs receive quality dental care and maintain their oral health. Children with special needs are often at greater risk for tooth decay and dental disease, and they may require specific treatments or additional care to maintain a healthy mouth and smile. Our dentists and team are dedicated to providing children with special needs the quality care they need in a comfortable and compassionate environment.

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Who can receive special needs dentistry?

Anyone with physical or mental limitations or other challenges that prevent them from receiving standard care is a candidate for special needs dentistry. This include conditions such as:

  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Development delay
  • Down syndrome
  • Multiple sclerosis

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How is care provided to individuals with special needs?

Our dentists and team work with both children and with their primary caregivers to create individual treatment plans based on the child’s needs and their ability to tolerate treatment. We take special care to ensure that the child feels comfortable and are happy to modify treatments to accommodate specific situations and needs. Please call our office and schedule a consultation with our dentists for more information.

Special Needs Dentistry

 
Compassionate Care

Children with special needs are often at greater risk for tooth decay and dental disease, and in many cases require specific services or additional care in order to maintain good oral health. Our office is committed to helping patients with special needs receive the quality care they need in a compassionate, comfortable environment where they can feel safe.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Children’s special needs dentistry is designed to help children who face physical or mental limitations or other challenges enjoy good overall health. It includes dental services for children with conditions such as:

  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Developmental delay
  • Down syndrome
  • Multiple sclerosis

Our dentists and team work with both the child and the primary caregiver to create an individualized treatment plan based on the child’s needs and his or her ability to tolerate treatment. We take the time to explain procedures, address the concerns of both the child and the primary caregiver, and make sure that the child feels comfortable. We will happily modify treatments to accommodate specific situations and needs.

If you are the parent or primary caregiver of a child with special needs, we invite you to speak with us about options for personalized dental care. Please call our office to learn more about special needs dentistry and make an appointment with our dentists.

Contact Us

At Dentistry and Braces group, we believe that everyone deserves exceptional dental care, no matter their age or circumstance. For personalized, comprehensive dental care, contact our experienced dentists and make your appointment today.