A Pediatric Dentist in Carlsbad knows providing dental care for a special needs patient can be a challenge. Treating a special need patient can not only be difficult for the dentist, but also the family of the individual. Fortunately, we have the experience needed to provide the optimal care for a special needs child. Our office works in several ways to help those who need a little extra care.
There are times at home dental care can be difficult for those with special needs. Physical difficulties may prevent holding the toothbrush. Children with developmental issues could have difficulty understanding dental hygiene, thus needing extra attention with home hygiene care. Our office can provide support and education to ensure and maintain that healthy smile. Such as an improvised toothbrushes for patients that have difficulty holding the standard style.
Understanding that special needs patients sometimes need physical accommodations, we provide the care necessary for comfort. We provide wheelchair accessibility to ensure our patients can access and receive the care they need. In other situations, special needs patients might need physical props to help patients who have muscular issues and cannot keep their mouth open on their own.
Fortunately, Pediatric Dentists in Carlsbad knows that special knowledge and experience is needed for dental care with special needs patients. In Carlsbad CA, it is our responsibility to realize these limitations and address them in a way our patient is comfortable. Special needs patients will find an accommodating staff with Carlsbad Children’s Dentistry at 760-633-1131, ready to provide optimal dental care.