Special Needs Patients
At Lakeside Dental Care, we are committed to serving the Orange Park community and the surrounding areas with inclusive and compassionate dental care. As part of this commitment, we are proud to offer special needs dentistry, which is designed to meet the unique needs of patients with disabilities, medical conditions, or other special needs. Our team of experienced dentists and dental staff are trained to provide specialized care that is tailored to the individual needs of each patient.
Our special needs dentistry services are designed to make dental care as comfortable and stress-free as possible for patients with special needs. We understand that every patient is unique and that’s why we take the time to tailor our treatment plan to meet their individual needs. We believe that everyone deserves to have access to high-quality dental care, regardless of their abilities or special needs. We are committed to providing inclusive and compassionate dental care to all of our patients.
Patients with Disabilities
Our Lakeside Dental care team is dedicated to serving patients with disabilities with the highest quality of care. Our team of experienced dentists and dental staff have received specialized training in providing dental care to patients with disabilities. We understand that patients with disabilities may have unique needs and concerns and our team is equipped to address them. We encourage patients with disabilities or their caregivers to communicate any necessary accommodations to our team, so that we can work diligently to accommodate them as much as possible. Our goal is to make sure that every patient feels comfortable and at ease during their visit, and we work hard to make sure that our dental care is inclusive, compassionate and accessible to all.
We understand that fear of the dentist is a reality for many people, and that that can make receiving the dental care you truly need a challenge. Dental phobia, also known as dental anxiety, is a fear or intense anxiety towards dental treatment. It can be a result of past negative experiences, the fear of pain or discomfort, or a general fear of the unknown. It can prevent patients from seeking the dental care they need, leading to oral health problems, and even systemic health issues.
Our team of experienced dentists and dental staff are specially trained to understand and address the unique needs of patients dealing with dental phobia. We take the time to listen to our patients’ concerns and address them thoroughly. We also offer sedation options such as oral sedation and other accommodations to make sure our patients with dental phobia have the best experience possible.
Severe Gag Reflex
A severe gag reflex can make receiving dental care a challenging and uncomfortable experience. Severe gag reflex is a normal reflex that can be triggered by certain stimuli, such as the sensation of something touching the back of the throat. However, for some individuals, this reflex can be overactive, making it difficult for them to tolerate certain dental procedures such as x-rays, cleanings, and restorative work.
If you suffer from a severe gag reflex, you may have had difficulty receiving the dental care you need in the past, but that’s not the case when you come to Lakeside Dental Care. Our team of experienced dentists and dental staff have received specialized training in treating patients dealing with severe gag reflex. We are equipped to handle certain procedures that may be challenging for patients with severe gag reflex.
Whether it’s due to dental phobia, a severe gag reflex, or other special needs, we are here to help. Our inclusive practice welcomes patients from Orange Park, Middleburg, Mandarin, Fruit Cove, Lakeside, Oak Leaf Plantation and other surrounding areas. Whether it’s general dentistry or any other procedure, you can count on us to provide you with the highest quality of care. Don’t let dental phobia or other special needs keep you from achieving the smile of your dreams. Contact us today to schedule your consultation and experience the best dental care you deserve at Lakeside Dental Care!