Dentistry is a medical specialty that treats the teeth, gum, nerves and jaw. Orthodontics is a subspecialty within dentistry that focuses on straightening teeth, and correcting the way teeth contact each other.
Children who have a wide variety of complex conditions might have a harder time getting dental and orthodontic care in a traditional setting. These disabilities and complex conditions might include:
A pediatric orthodontist or dentist might recommend one or more of the following treatment options:
If your child has a disability or complex condition, finding appropriate pediatric dentistry and orthodontics can be challenging. Dentists and orthodontists at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare understand the unique dental needs of kids who have conditions such as:
From sedation services to custom equipment, our specialists offer dental and orthodontic care primarily to kids who already receive inpatient or outpatient care at Gillette.
As part of their treatment, your child might work with some of our experts in areas such as:
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