Dental Care for Special Needs

A Caring Approach to Special Needs Dentistry

If you have a child with special needs you understand that visits to the doctor or dentist can be frustrating for both you and your child. Even common dental procedures, such as a cleaning, can be a difficult experience for some children. To help children and parents enjoy a calmer and more comfortable dental experience, Dental Associates of Moreno Valley offers special needs dental care.

Special Needs Dentistry for Children

What is special needs dentistry? This refers to dental care specifically designed to help patients with physical, emotional, and mental impairment. We can also create a safe and comfortable environment for kids with sensory sensitivities and medical conditions. These issues can normally make undergoing even a routine checkup difficult. To help we can offer longer appointments and we work with a support staff. We will make sure the experience is customized for your child’s individual needs.

Calming Children

In some cases we may recommend sedation dentistry to help children with special needs enter a calm and relaxed state. We can provide nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, or even oral sedation, which provides a deeper calming. We will assess your child’s current health and medical history before recommending sedation.

If you have any questions about our approach to special needs care then please contact our team today. We’re happy to address any concerns and answer your questions.