If you have a special needs child, or a child with behavioral problems requiring a compassionate approach, you may want to consider a pediatric dentist. While many people do not know this fact, they are trained to treat more than just baby teeth.
It takes a special kind of person to go into the unique field of pediatric dentistry. While you may like the relationship you have as an adult with your family dentist, not every type of person is great with kids—or those that require a little extra patience. More importantly, a pediatric dentist excels in happily helping those patients who can be down-right difficult, all the while smiling and distracting them into completing the necessary dental procedures comfortably and without stress.
If you’ve ever been to the office of a pediatric dentist you will have seen that they adapt their environment to make their clients happy to be there. Not only are the furniture and dental instruments sized for a diminutive patient, but there are probably all sorts of toys lying around, bright and colorful decor, cartoons on the TV, etc. And, the staff will be chosen because of their cheerful demeanor—always glad to see you and your child. All of this joyful focus is to cater to the comfortability of these special and unique clients.
If you’d like more information on the differences between a general dentist and a pediatric dentist, call Dr. Rawaha Memon and our helpful team at Pacific Hearts Dentistry. Phone: 972-957-3577, or come by our office in Irving, Texas.