Bay Area Kids Dentist

Dental Care for Children with Special and Emotional Needs

Children with special health needs don’t see the dentist nearly often enough, according to the results of a 2011 research study conducted by the National Maternal and Oral Health Resource Center. In fact, the study ranks lack of preventive dental care as the top overlooked health need of special needs kids. Part of the reason is that parents fear how their child will react to a dentist examining their teeth. Children are unpredictable, particularly those with unique physical and emotional challenges. Because of this, parents tend to avoid the dentist for fear of the child having a meltdown and feeling judged by the dental staff.

At Bay Area Kids Dentist, we understand the importance of regular check-ups for all children. Each one of our dentists has extensive training in kid’s dental care, including treating children with special health needs. Whether your child has autism, cerebral palsy, uses a wheelchair, or has a visual or hearing loss, our staff is here to serve your family. In addition to studying each of these special needs in dental school, we attend continuing education so we can better serve all of our patients.

SANTA CLARA OFFICE
2975 Bowers Ave Suite 101
Santa Clara, CA 95051
408-736-3500

SUNNYVALE OFFICE
1298 Kifer Rd. Suite 506
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
408-520-2656

MORGAN HILL OFFICE
17705 Hale Ave Suite A-5
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
408-779-2747

Address: 
2975 Bowers Ave Suite 101
95051 Santa Clara , CA
US
Phone: 
408-736-3500
Updated: 
Thu, Jan 19, 2017: 10:45 am
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