Children with Autism

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Every child is special and a child with autism is special to us. We understand dental treatment for children with autism can be a trial for both you and your child.

But don’t worry, we’re here to help you every step of the way. Dr. Febres and our staff have two additional years of training necessary to treat children with Autism.

We want to give your autistic child the care, expertise, knowledge and our years of experience to ensure your child’s dental visits are pleasant, positive and enlightening.

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How We Treat Children with Autism

We understand a dental visit can cause fear and anxiety in your autistic child. We feel every child with autism deserves to feel safe, secure, healthy and happy and we strive to take away the fear of being at the dentist. Being afraid of the dentist makes it harder on your child and you.

We use a gentle approach by showing and telling with no pressure on what we are doing during every step of your child’s dental care.

Types of Dental Cases We Handle:

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Grinding Teeth

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Picking Gums

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Biting Lips/Cheeks

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Chipped Teeth

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Seizure Procedure

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Mouthguard

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Our Process

Our process for treating your autistic child is simple. We take extra care to make sure your child feels safe and relaxed. We take the time to understand your child’s needs and do our best to relate to their special personality and needs.

Dr. Febres and our staff have undergone special training which allows us to provide dental care for children of all ages, including those with special needs.

Why Choose Us

We love all children, and our practice takes every child’s dental care to heart.

With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Febres knows and believes that every child must be given the same and equal treatment. Good and positive dental experiences and habits can have a high impact on any child’s oral development into adulthood.

We are dedicated to your child’s smile every step of the way.

Our goal is to give them a place for fun, play, and discovery while receiving the best early orthodontic dental treatment we can provide. To us, you are family, and we will treat your child as one of our very own.

FAQs

What do I bring with my autistic child on their first visit?

Prior to your first visit, please gather and make a list of your child’s current medications. Please let us know if your child needs any pre-medications before their dental appointment. If you would like to request an appointment, please call 281-597-0404. We would love to talk to you about your children’s dental needs.

How long do you normally treat patients in your office?

We generally treat patients from birth until they reach eighteen years old. If you would like to request an appointment, please call 281-597-0404. We would love to talk to you about your children’s dental needs.

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