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Park Smiles NYC

Special Needs Dentistry

If someone in your family has special needs - Whether develpmental disorders, physical disabilities or behavioral and emotional needs our caring team at park Smiles NYC offers a calming atmosphere with the latest tools in technology to provide a safe and stress-free experience. The skilled team at park smiles NYC understands the concerns of patients with special needs and are here to provide superior care and peace of mind for all.

What about dental treatment for adults and the elderly with special needs?

Our experienced team iswell-prepared to treat anyone of any age with special needs, including those with:

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Other emotional, cognitive and behavioral issues
  • A hearing or vision impairment
  • A mobility problem that may require a walker or wheelchair
  • Other physical limitations or medical complications
  • Medical conditions such as cancer, diabetes, respiratory disease, Parkinson’s disease, MS, Down Syndrome, epilepsy, autism, dementia and more.

Based on the needs of the patient, we’ll make any required adjustments to treatment planning for their safety and wellbeing, including communication and coordination with family members and their physician(s) if need be.

How safe is sedation dentistry for someone with special needs?

Under the close supervision and guidance of the patient’s dentist, physician, and anaesthesiologist, his or her comfort and safety — and your peace-of-mind — are our top priorities. Before administering any form of sedation, we carefully assess the unique needs of the patient and thoroughly discuss the options, including oral sedation , I.V. sedation or nitrous oxide . You can rest assured that our experienced anesthesiologist and dentist will work together to maximize the safety and comfort of the patient.
For your added convenience and peace-of-mind, we have a state-of-the-art operating room in our office, which is accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF.org ) – just like any accredited hospital or outpatient surgery center. In addition, we have an anesthesia machine to perform General Anesthesia when required.

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Our skilled team – including pediatric dentists, orthodontist, periodontist, anesthesiologists and oral surgeon – work in the same office, so there’s no need to be referred elsewhere ifthe patient needs a specialist. All procedures are done in the convenience and comfort of our state-of-the-art operating room in the heart of Manhattan.

Financial support for children with special needs

We are a proud dentistry partner of the Grottoes of North American Humanitarian Foundation, a non-profit charity that brings affordable dental care to children with special needs. The program helps cover the cost of dental care and anesthesia, whether done in a hospital setting or dental office.The Foundation’s Children with Special needs Program is designed for children under the age of 18 who have been diagnosed with one of the following conditions:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Muscular Dystrophy and related neuromuscular disorders
  • Intellectual disabilities, including Down Syndrome
  • Organ Transplant recipients (before or after surgery)

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Expertly Reviewed by
the Medical Staff at Park Smiles

June 18, 2024

Our skilled team at Park Smiles NYC, led by Dr. Aryeh Mahana is highly skilled and dedicated to offering a comprehensive array of the very best dental services in New York City. We use our extensive expertise in crafting the highest level of quality care.