Special Needs Series

Special Needs Series: Intellectual Disability


If you care for a loved one with intellectual disability, you might dread the semi-annual visits to the dentist.  But it doesn't have to be a disaster.  Together, you and the dental team here at Dental on Central can make the experience pleasant. How to Prepare Your Loved One for a Dental Visit Helping your [...]

Special Needs Series: Intellectual Disability2019-01-20T02:16:47+00:00

Special Needs Series: Cleft Lips & Palates


At Dental on Central, we strive to offer full service dental care for all of your family members, including those with special needs.  One of the conditions we treat is cleft lip/palate. What is Cleft Lip and/or Cleft Palate? Cleft Lip and/or Palate forms during the first 6 to 10 weeks of pregnancy when parts [...]

Special Needs Series: Cleft Lips & Palates2019-01-20T02:16:51+00:00

Anxiety and the Dentist


Special Needs Series: Anxiety and the Dentist Living life with anxiety is difficult enough, and combined with fears about the dentist, it's enough to keep you from making your check-ups a priority. But at Dental on Central, we understand the special needs of our patients with anxiety. Treating Anxious Patients with Respect Our dentists understand [...]

Anxiety and the Dentist2019-01-20T02:16:55+00:00

Great Dental Care for Patients with ADHD


Several of our patients have been diagnosed with and are being treated for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). We at Dental On Central take great pleasure in providing the very best care for each of our individual patients, and that requires knowing the special considerations necessary to ensure their comfort, cooperation and altogether positive dental [...]

Great Dental Care for Patients with ADHD2019-01-20T02:17:15+00:00

Kind Dental Care for Patients with Autism


As many of our patients’ parents and caretakers know, a person with Autism may or may not fit into the neat description of their medical diagnosis. Every one presents different challenges that require time, expertise and strategy, and historically many dental offices just were not prepared to treat their special needs. Parents would often give [...]

Kind Dental Care for Patients with Autism2019-01-20T02:17:28+00:00

Special Care for Special Needs


We here at Dental on Central passionately desire to be known for highest quality compassionate care…and we feel this level of service is especially necessary for the folks who come to us with specific special needs. Many people who bear the weight of these lifelong challenges do not have access to regular and ongoing dental [...]

Special Care for Special Needs2019-01-20T02:17:31+00:00