What is Special Needs Dentistry?
For patients with special needs, it can be especially difficult to receive adequate dental care. This is why we offer special needs dentistry to patients of all ages and varying needs. Our mission is to provide care to each patient in a customized and personalized manner. Special needs patients may benefit from different treatment options that make their stay with us more comfortable.
Why would you or a loved one need Special Needs Dentistry?
Special needs dentistry is geared specifically to those who have mental or physical handicaps. We are equipped to handle most special needs patients and are able to work with them on a completely individual level. Special needs dentistry may involve sedation, which makes it easier for the person to receive the care they need. We can offer seating and other accommodations if the person has a physical handicap.
What makes you a good candidate for Special Needs Dentistry?
Anyone who has a disability can benefit from special needs dentistry. Rest assured that our office is able to handle many different types of disabilities and provide the care that they need. If you are the parent or guardian of a special needs patient, we will discuss their options with you prior to any treatment being done. You can feel confident reaching out for care despite being special needs yourself or having a child or relative who needs additional care.
What can you expect with treatment concerning Special Needs Dentistry?
Before treatment is started, you will have a consultation with our doctor. Together, we will determine the best type of treatment for your needs. For many special needs patients, they benefit the most from sedation dentistry as it helps them to get the work done that is needed comfortably. Once we establish a treatment plan, it is important to come back to begin the work. We will provide the accommodations that you or a loved one need when in our office.
If you are special needs or will be bringing a loved one in who is special needs, call our office today and we can work to get you scheduled with an appointment.