Fort Worth TX Adult Special Needs – Disability Dental Sedation Services Updated

Dental anxiety, which is more commonly known as the “fear of the dentist,” affects many people worldwide. The condition can prompt a person to start shaking when around a dental practitioner; for adults with special needs, it can cause them to lash out or act inappropriately. Disability Dental now offers strengthened sedation services for adult special needs patients who cannot calm down on their own.

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With the newly updated dental packages, parents and caregivers are assured that their loved one is safe. Performed by an in-house Board-Certified anesthesiologist, patients are gently sedated while the dentists at Disability Dental perform regular check-ups or even simple surgeries.

According to the latest reports, dental care is one of the least attended to needs for disabled patients. Experts believe that for many families, one’s teeth are not considered “important” or that it’s too “difficult” due to severe dental anxiety. However, they argue that basic dental hygiene plays a significant role in overall health. Regular prophylaxis can protect tartar from building up along the gums and prevent the development of other, more life-threatening conditions such as a blocked artery.

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Nevertheless, severe dental anxiety can make a caregiver hesitant to bring a special needs patient to the dentist. Those with cerebral palsy, Down’s Syndrome, brain injury, or dementia, can violently lash out, not only to others but to themselves. It is important that they be calmed down with proper care and assured that there will be no pain with anesthesia services.

Clients are encouraged to schedule their appointment at the clinic at least a day before their intended date to practice social distancing.

A grateful parent wrote, “felt right at home, the staff welcomed … with open arms … was anxious and the staff were understanding and kind, in no time at all they made him feel safe and secure. Was kept informed about his dental procedure.”

Interested parties can find more information by visiting

Disability Dental
Disability Dental

923 State Hwy 161

Grand Prairie
United States

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