Special Dental Considerations For Your Special Needs Family Member

Grand Rapids MI Dentist for the Developmentally DisabledOur world is made of all different kinds of people who make it beautiful, complex and completely whole. Every person brings a unique set of gifts, challenges, and specialties. If you have a member of your family that is developmentally disabled or has physical or mental limitations dental care may be a challenge for you.

Daily dental care for family members with special needs can be a daily struggle. Perhaps they cannot mentally connect the cause and effect purposes behind maintaining good daily dental health habits such as brushing and flossing. And if they do understand the “why” behind dental care, executing it may be almost impossible. Physical limitations such as compromised fine motor skills, shaking, lack of feeling or other issues making dental care a challenge.

Individuals with special needs typically require more regular checkups and cleanings due to the difficulties of executing proper dental care on a daily basis at home. It’s important to find a dental office that is equipped to treat patients with special needs, and one that understands the unique challenges that accompany treating these types of patients.

Dr. Richard Neuman and Dr. Alexis Neuman first and foremost care deeply about patients with special needs and challenges. Out of that caring posture, they’ve designed their practice, treatments and comfort offerings to cater to all of our unique patients with unique needs. Not only will your family member experience a great level of comfort, but you also can feel comfortable knowing that your loved one is being carefully treated and cared for at Advance Dental Smile.

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