Services for Children with Special Needs
At Smile Town Dentistry in Burnaby, we regularly treat children across a wide spectrum of needs. If you are the a parent of a child with special needs, you can trust our team of caring professionals to provide your child with the highest quality of care.
Parents of children with special needs often feel uneasy about whether their child will tolerate receiving regular dental care. However, early oral care is extremely important for your child's oral and overall health, and regular care should not be put off.
If you're the parent of a child with special needs that you think may not be very tolerant of oral care, the Smile Town Dentistry team is here to to put you at ease. Dr. Diya Chadha has a specialty in pediatrics and special needs care from Lutheran Hospital in Brooklyn, New York.
Whatever form your child's needs take, we can meet them, and provide the quality dental care necessary for a lifetime of healthy smiles.
Working with Patients With Special Needs
Dental professionals with a focus on pediatrics and children with special needs have chosen a challenging, but extremely rewarding, profession.
At Smile Town Burnaby, our dentists have extensive experience in treating children with a wide variety of conditions, including the following:
- ADD & ADHD
- Down Syndrome
- Cerebral Palsy
- Seizure Disorders
- Hearing & Vision Impairment
- Developmental and Learning Disabilities
- Craniofacial Conditions (for example, cleft palate)
This means that you don't have to hesitate at the idea of bringing you child to visit the dentist. Our dentists understand, and we'll be able to handle any challenges these conditions present.
Sedation Options For Your Special Needs Child
Each child is different, and some have a harder time coping with sustained dental care than others. Some children feel frightened or anxious, and others have emotional or physically barriers that make treatment more challenging.
For children in these situations, Smile Town Dentistry offers a variety of safe, effective sedation and anesthesia options to help make sure they get the dental care they need.
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