Special Needs Pediatric Dentistry in Huntington Beach, CA
At A Kids Dentist, our dentist and team believe that every child should have a healthy smile, no matter what. Because of our commitment to kid’s smiles, we are happy to offer special needs pediatric dentistry in Huntington Beach, California. Dr. Shalini Shah will treat your child with care, compassion and patience and we invite you to call 714-379-7755 to schedule a visit.
Children with special needs are often at greater risk for tooth decay and dental disease, and in many cases require specific services or additional care in order to maintain good oral health. Our office is committed to helping patients with special needs receive the quality care they need in a compassionate, comfortable environment where they can feel safe.
Pediatric special needs dentistry is designed to help children who face physical or mental limitations or other challenges enjoy good overall health. It includes dental services for children with conditions such as:
- Autism spectrum disorder
- Cerebral palsy
- Developmental delay
- Down syndrome
- Multiple sclerosis
Our dentist and team work with both the child and the primary caregiver to create an individualized treatment plan based on the child’s needs and his or her ability to tolerate treatment. We take the time to explain procedures, address the concerns of both the child and the primary caregiver, and make sure that the child feels comfortable. We will happily modify treatments to accommodate specific situations and needs.
If you are the parent or primary caregiver of a child with special needs, we invite you to speak with us about options for personalized dental care. Please call our office to learn more about special needs dentistry and make an appointment with our dentist.