Finding the right pediatric dentist for special needs children is important. You want a dentist that you and your child can trust. The dentists at Kool Smiles are specifically trained to work with children of all ages, including those with special needs. Call 254-781-0553 to talk to one of our friendly staff members about a dental office located near you, where you can find a general or pediatric dentist for any child with special needs.
At Kool Smiles, we believe that all kids deserve quality dental care. We provide special needs dentistry that includes you in every step of your child’s dental services.
You can trust our general dentists and pediatric specialists to be kind, caring and patient with your child with special needs. Kool Smiles dental care centers are designed with your children in mind. All of our offices include fun play areas filled with books, toys and games, so your child can play while they wait for an appointment. Many of our locations even include full playgrounds!
Our kid-friendly dentists are experts in caring for your special needs child. We follow the “teach, show, do” method of explaining all steps of the process before cleaning and treatment even begin.
We also respect parents and allow you to accompany your child into the treatment area. Your Kool Smiles dentist will happily include you in the cleaning and treatment process. We want your child to remember that coming to Kool Smiles for dental care is fun!
When you’re the parent of a child with special needs, it can be difficult to find the time in your schedule to visit the dentist. We understand that regular weekday hours may not be convenient times for an appointment, so many of our locations offer weekend hours. Call Kool Smiles at 254-781-0553 to see what appointments are available at your local dental office.
Regular visits to the dentist for routine checkups, annual cleanings, X-rays and other procedures will keep your child’s mouth healthy. Scheduled dental visits help patients with their smile for many reasons, including:
After each dental visit, Kool Smiles dentists explain proper oral hygiene habits to you and your child with special needs. This way, you can practice proper dental care at home with your little one, to ensure that they have a bright, happy smile between visits.
Here are some tips from our dental providers on how to maintain a healthy smile:
For many parents, it’s not as easy to instill good oral hygiene habits once you have left the dentist. However, children can enjoy taking care of their smiles if they feel it is fun in some way. Kool Smiles adopts this way of thinking when we design our dental offices, and we encourage parents to do the same when they are teaching their kids to take care of their teeth.
Here are a few tips that will help make dental care more fun for children:
At Kool Smiles, we are proud to accept several different forms of payment, including:
Whether your child has physical disabilities or developmental delays, our general and pediatric dentists can work with any patient with special needs. We want your child to have a healthy smile for life. That’s why our kid-friendly dentists serve special needs children from before they even get their first tooth, all the way up through their teenage years.
Call us today at 254-781-0553 to schedule an appointment at your local Kool Smiles office. Come see why 97% of our patients say they would return to Kool Smiles and would refer us to their friends and family.
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