Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder have impaired social interaction and limited communication abilities, combined with a restricted amount of activities and interests. While parents are often able to manage them in familiar places and situations like the home, it becomes difficult to do the same outside, especially when visiting specialized healthcare providers including dentists.
The high backed chairs, plenty of equipment, unfamiliar space and a doctor poking around inside your mouth….this can be so very intimidating for most of us adults. Imagine what it can do to our kids? Visiting a pediatric dentist for the first time is a new experience for little ones. They don’t know what is
What is a Pulpectomy? Pulpectomy is the name given to root canal therapy for baby teeth. This is required when decay or injury to a tooth has caused infection of the nerve. The aim is to keep the tooth until the correct time for it to fall out. I have been told my child needs