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May 4, 2022 News NewsPatients with disabilities

Dental Students Learn Empathy Through Simulation

by Vital Record

“I created my own suit, if you will,” said Simmi Patel, DDS, opening a duffel bag full of supplies. “It’s all to show that when we have patients with disabilities, we need to rethink our instructions with them.” Patel, a clinical

February 8, 2022 News DentistryNewsPatients with disabilities

UCLA Dental Course Addresses Barriers Faced by Deaf Patients

by The Denver Channel

Going to the dentist can be an anxious experience for anyone, but even more daunting when there are communication barriers. Because of cultural and language barriers, people who are deaf or hard of hearing often lack access to efficient communication in

autistic client
May 12, 2020 Feature Dental HygienePatient ManagementPatients with disabilities

Getting To Know Your Clients Who Have Autism

by Jennifer Grzebien, RDH

It was in March of 2019 that my daughter was diagnosed with autism at a support level 3, just before her 3rd birthday. This means that she requires substantial support in order to get through her day. Since then, I

March 31, 2012 News AnaesthesiaClinicalMedical newsPatients with disabilitiesWellness

New mode of oral sedation

by ken

Dental anxiety keeps millions of people from seeing the dentist as often as they should. Our sources indicate that sedation dentistry will soon offer a new way of relieving dental fear: medical marijuana. With an increased tolerance of medicinal marijuana, early reports

February 5, 2012 News Community outreachPatients with disabilities

Accessibility – Special-needs people need dental care, too

by ken

From – Dr. John Reitz – Readingeagle.com I received an email from a nonprofit organization, Abilities in Motion, concerning a newly published dental video series that assists patients with developmental disabilities. The video was produced with the help of the