• AUTISM AND DENTAL TREATMENT

    1 month ago - By Alameda Pediatric Dentistry

    Going to the dentist can be uncomfortable and scary for anyone, especially for a child with autism or other special needs. There are many different sounds, sights, and smells in a dentist's office that can cause a child great difficulty. The sound of dental equipment, bright lights, and strangers hovering in close proximity could cause your child to panic, shut down, or run from the dental chair. For many parents, autism and dental care don't seem to mix, and a routine dental appointment can be emotionally wrenching for both the child and the parent.
    However, your child's experience at the...
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