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Special Needs Dentistry

Children and adults with special needs require oral care just like any other patient. However, they need a dentist who is experienced in this area and can maximize the effectiveness of each dental visit.
Special needs dentistry is also a branch of dentistry for which Dr. Simpson undergone additional training to help understand the dental and behavioral impact of different medical conditions. Dr. Simpson, your Tigard dentist, will ensure that every individual with special needs are well taken care of.

Who is a Special Needs Patient?

Patients with special needs can be simply described as those who due to medical, physical, developmental, or cognitive conditions need special attention when they receive dental care. Some examples include individuals with anxiety, Autism, Down’s Syndrome, Alzheimer’s disease, spinal cord injuries and many more conditions that can make standard dental procedures potentially more challenging.
When you visit us at Appletree Dentistry, just know that you are getting one of Tigard’s best dentists on your case. The care of a special needs patient needs understanding and compassion to achieve successful visits, and that is why we are here. If you, your child, or someone you care about has special needs, contact our dentist in Tigard, Dr. Scott T. Simpson, to discuss your options.

Who Needs Special Care Dentistry?

Each and every person can benefit from routine dental care. However, some individuals need special facilities or services to have this care provided. Individuals with special needs may have issues getting into surgery or even into the dental chair.
Individuals with a variety of conditions may become overanxious at the thought of visiting the dentist or may need extra reassurance. That is why your Tigard dentist, with years of clinical experience, will always be ready to handle a special needs patients in our relaxed and calming environment.

What to expect from us

Dr. Simpson, a dentist in Tigard, is who you need for your special needs patient. We value the unique qualities of each and every smile, and we will work to ensure the best dental health achievable for all of our clients.
It doesn’t matter whether the patient’s condition is congenital, developmental, or due to a disease or trauma. Dr. Simpson and his team will be here at Appletree Dentistry to provide exceptional care. Contact us today at 503-620-2185 to set up an appointment.

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