Special Needs Dentistry - Deep Sedation Required
We are very fortunate to be the leading sedation dentistry center for patients in Reston, Northern VA and surrounding neighboring states. Dental and medical healthcare providers also refer their patients to our office for sedation dentistry needs, especially for the very fearful patients and patients with special needs. The population may not tolerate normal/light sedation. They may require deeper sedation by our MD specialist, our board-certified anesthesiologist. For patients who have dental fear or a true dental phobia, getting dental treatment may not be the highlight of your week; however, here at Reston Sunrise Dentistry, we understand that our patients come with a variety of different needs and some of them could benefit from deep sedation dentistry. For a patient with special needs, they will definitely need to have sedation dentistry as it is impossible for a patient with special needs to sit through a dental procedure to do work.
If deep sedation dentistry is administered by the right highly-qualified professional who has specialized training in this field, it is a very safe method for patients of all ages. This is why Dr. Hanah Pham only allows our board-certified anesthesiologist who has done over 14,000+ cases to take care of her patients because she knows that her patients will be in good hands while she handles the dentistry.
Here are some common special needs conditions frequently treated at Reston Sunrise Dentistry:
- Alzheimer's Dementia
- Cerebral Palsy
- Down's Syndrome
- Parkinson's Disease
- Severe Gag Reflex
- Severe TMJ
- Severe Dental Phobia
Here at our dental office, we understand that traditional dental care may not provide the individualized care that patients with special needs require. These special needs may come in the form of certain medical conditions, genetic disorders, trauma or physical injuries. These complications can sometimes make getting dental care more difficult. This is where sedation dentistry can help.
Sedation dentistry in Reston, VA takes the discomfort out of undergoing dental work and allows patients to feel more relaxed (with nitrous oxide) or even sleeping while Dr. Hanah Pham does the dental work, waking up not realizing that the work has been done and not remembering the details of the dental work. This also makes it easier for our dentist Dr. Hanah Pham to get the job done in a timelier manner so you spend less time in the dental chair. Since patients with special needs may find it more challenging to properly care for their teeth this increases their risk for gum disease and cavities. Preventive dental care and six-month cleanings can reduce you or your child’s risk for common oral diseases.
Please call our sedation office in Reston at (703) 860-4148 or contact us below using the form for a free sedation consultation and to ask any dental or sedation questions that you may have. Believe it or not, patients from surrounding areas and states also come to us for their sedation dentistry needs and became our regular patients for continuing care from start to finish. We look forward to welcoming you to our dental family!