Pediatric Special Needs Dentistry in San Jose

We welcome special needs children and provide thoughtful pediatric dental care in a safe and comfortable atmosphere.

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What is a Special Needs Pediatric Dentist?

A special needs pediatric dentist is a dental professional who specializes in providing dental care to children with special needs. However, finding the right dentist for your child can be especially challenging when your child has special needs. The experienced team at Pediatric Dentistry of San Jose is compassionate and understands the unique challenges of special needs children, and that’s why we provide specialized, tailored dental care to meet their specific needs. We have received training and education to effectively address the oral health needs of children with physical, developmental, sensory, or cognitive disabilities.
We are well-equipped to handle various conditions, such as:
Cerebral Palsy
Muscular Dystrophy
Down Syndrome
Dental Fear
Sensory Processing Disorder
Multiple Sclerosis
Vision and/or Hearing Impaired
Sensitivity to Light and Sound
Bi-Polar Disorder

Why is a Special Needs Pediatric Dentist Necessary?

If your special needs child experiences any of the following, a special needs pediatric dentist will be better equipped to meet their needs:

Difficulty brushing and flossing
Inability to verbally communicate pain
Fear of the dentist
Social anxiety
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Special Needs Dentistry with Pediatric Dentistry of San Jose

Aside from these initial challenges, it is essential to seek the services of a special needs pediatric dentist for several reasons, and at Pediatric Dentistry of San Jose, Dr. Michelle, Dr. Grover, and their team are capable of treating special needs kids with:

Expertise in special needs: Our special needs pediatric dentist office has extensive experience and knowledge in treating children with unique needs. Our staff is trained to manage challenging behaviors, adapt communication styles, and create a comfortable environment for your child.
Tailored treatment plans: Each child with special needs is different, and we will create an individualized treatment plan based on your child’s condition and needs. This allows the dental care provided to be personalized and effective.
Accommodations and accessibility: Our dental office is designed to accommodate children with various disabilities. We offer sensory-friendly features, wheelchair accessibility, and specialized equipment to ensure your child’s safe and comfortable dental visit.
Behavior management techniques: We employ behavior management techniques to help children with special needs feel more at ease during dental procedures. These techniques may include positive reinforcement, distraction techniques, and sedation if necessary.
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Where Can I Find The Best Special Needs Pediatric Dentist For My Child In Silicon Valley?

Pediatric Dentistry of San Jose strives to create a welcoming and comfortable environment for special needs children in Silicon Valley, aiming to alleviate their feelings of anxiety and fear. We also encourage a pre-appointment meeting with you and your child to help them become familiar with us and allow us to get to know them.

Once we understand your child and their special needs, we can customize their appointment by adjusting the lighting, providing ear protection or reducing noise levels, and using a gentle touch to ensure their visit is as positive as possible.

If you have any questions or concerns about your child's first dental visit, please don't hesitate to contact Dr. Michelle and her team by calling us at (408) 259-1130.
Ready to schedule your special needs child for a calm, safe, happy, and fun dental experience?
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(408) 259-1130