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15 Nov, 2018

Maintaining the Oral Health of Your Special Needs Child

By |November 15th, 2018|Special Needs Children|0 Comments

Children with special needs often have unique oral health issues that are a result of their health condition, oral sensitivity, diet, or difficulty eating. Certain developmental disabilities may also affect the skills needed for completing everyday tasks, such as routine dental hygiene. Children who have special needs often have a higher risk for dental problems [...]

5 Mar, 2018

The Importance of Pediatric Dentistry for Special Needs Children

By |March 5th, 2018|Dr. Maggie Davis, Special Needs Children|0 Comments

Every child needs routine dental care, but children with special needs have a higher risk of gum disease, oral trauma, and tooth decay. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, special health care needs includes any type of emotional, sensory, physical, behavioral, mental, cognitive, or developmental limiting condition or impairment that requires specialized services, [...]