At Tiny Teeth of Dublin, we believe all children are unique and deserve dental care tailored to their needs. We are proud to offer dentistry for children with special needs and we look forward to seeing and treating them. Our goal is for all our children and parents to feel comfortable at our office and for our “tiny teeth” patients to receive the best dental care possible.
What is Dentistry for Children with Special Needs?
Dentistry for children with special needs focuses on offering the best tailored dental care to children with developmental or cognitive disorders. At Tiny Teeth of Dublin, we will work with you and your child’s daily routine to choose the most beneficial appointment time. We understand that the dentist can incite anxiety, and that’s why we provide an inviting and fun environment for your children. We also offer a wide range of appointment times for children with special needs in order to make the appointment go as smoothly as possible. No one is at their best when they are tired and hungry so we keep all those details in mind when we schedule for your child.
What are some services offered?
We offer Sedation Dentistry in the form of Nitrous Oxide (laughing gas), and deep sedation or general anesthesia. This can help with fear or anxiety when visiting the dentist, and can especially benefit children with special needs. The dentist is a foreign place with a lot of different stimuli that aren’t typical to daily life. With sedation dentistry, the fears, anxieties, and overstimulations associated with the dentist can be reduced greatly.
What are the benefits of Dentistry for Children with Special Needs?
As many parents with children with special needs know, explaining your child’s needs and behaviors over and over can be exhausting. With a dentist specifically trained to work with children with developmental or cognitive disorders, you won’t have to constantly explain every tiny detail about your child. Dentists who work with children with special needs often have an understanding of a variety of disorders, so they can work with your child and offer accommodations that will facilitate an effective appointment. We will customize a dental treatment plan specifically to your child, all while considering their needs, fears, behaviors, and anxieties. Our goal is to make both your child and you as comfortable as possible, and to deliver high quality dental care to every child. Give us a call today if you have any questions about our experience and capabilities.