Special Needs Dentistry

in Austin, TX!

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Children and adults with special health care needs (SHCN), because of medical, developmental, physical, or cognitive conditions, can greatly benefit from seeing a dentist and interacting with a team that has received additional training to cater to their specific needs. At Happy Teeth Pediatric Dentistry, we’re pleased to offer special needs dentistry to provide adaptive dental care to patients that may require a little extra care and attention.

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Why Choose a Pediatric Dentist for Special Needs Patients

Our compassionate and understanding pediatric dentist, Dr. Matt has gone through two years of specialty training to treat the diverse needs of special needs patients of all ages. Dr. Matt and the rest of our team take a slower approach and make any additional changes necessary to accommodate each patients’ unique needs. We go above and beyond to ensure that our patients feel safe, comfortable, and relaxed while they’re with us. In addition to having a knowledgeable team on deck, we also have a physically accessible office and private treatment rooms to accommodate our patients.

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Maintaining Great Oral Health

For special needs patients, our team starts off by setting a benchmark for their oral health taking their medical history into account to create a personalized preventive care plan. Dr. Matt can also give some insight on how to ensure their teeth stay in tip-top shape based on their physical range of motion and their medical history. We’re here to be a resource!

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Safe Sedation Dentistry for Special Needs Patients

We offer a wide range of sedation options to ensure our patients’ safety and comfort. Many of our special needs patients benefit greatly from sedation dentistry because it helps make them feel more comfortable and relaxed. Dr. Matt will select a sedation type based on the specific general health needs of each individual patient.

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