Special Needs Pediatric Dentistry at Caldwell & Steinbring Dentistry For Children

Posted on 01/01/2024

Dedication to Every Child's Dental Health

At Caldwell & Steinbring Dentistry For Children, we proudly uphold our commitment to providing top-quality dental care for children of all abilities. We understand that each child is unique, and some may require special attention due to certain medical conditions such as autism, developmental disorders, sensory issues, or other physical and behavioral impairments.  Our commitment is to provide high-quality dental care for individuals with special needs and we give extra care and attention to our young patients with disabilities who require specialized services when it comes to oral care.

Expertise in Special Needs Pediatric Dentistry

Drs. Caldwell and Steinbring have been pioneers in special needs pediatric dentistry since 1979. Their extensive training and compassionate approach have set the standard for inclusive dental care in Sugar Land, TX. Our pediatric dentists have extensive experience working with special needs patients delivering a wide range of dental treatments to address oral health issues.  Our team is dedicated to ensuring that every child, regardless of their physical and mental capabilities, has a positive experience at our office.  Our doctors and dental assistants have received additional, advanced training to best manage the special health care needs of our pediatric patients, providing accommodative measures and delivering specialized care and comfort during treatment.

Drs. Caldwell and Steinbring have specific experience providing special care dentistry for patients with several special needs including:

  • Behavioral Disorders,
  • Sensory Processing Disorders,
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders,
  • Developmental Disabilities,
  • Intellectual Disabilities,
  • or a Physical Disability.

Comprehensive Dental Exams and Treatment

When your child visits our dental practice, they will undergo a thorough dental examination tailored to their specific needs and we will provide you with a treatment plan of the dental services needed to provide your child with a healthy smile.  We welcome parents to be actively involved, offering support and comfort during the process. Drs. Caldwell and Steinbring's specialized training equips them to guide your child through the exam with patience and expertise. Our skilled staff is also trained to handle X-rays with the utmost care, ensuring a gentle and accommodating experience.

Sedation Dentistry Options for Comfortable Treatment

In most cases, sedation is not required for special needs pediatric dentistry exams. However, if needed, we offer various sedation options based on your child's specific requirements, including:

  • Local Anesthesia
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Intravenous Sedation
  • Referral for General Anesthesia

Insurance and Accessibility

As part of our commitment to families, we accept and file dental insurance as a courtesy. We strive to understand the nuances of your dental plan, providing estimates for certain procedures. It's essential for insured individuals to be aware of their dental plan and whether we are an in-network provider for optimal coverage.

Providing Special Needs Dentistry in Sugar Land, TX

Caldwell & Steinbring Dentistry for Children proudly serves families of special needs patients in Sugar Land, Richmond, Rosenberg, Katy, Needville, Stafford, Missouri City, and surrounding areas near Houston, Texas.

Contact Information

Ready to schedule an appointment? Reach out to Caldwell & Steinbring Dentistry for Children:

Address: 15200 Southwest Fwy, Suite 320, Sugar Land, TX 77478

Phone: (281) 565-5437

Children's Dental Specialists in Sugar Land, TX 

At Caldwell & Steinbring Dentistry For Children, every smile matters. Experience compassionate and specialized dental care for your child, ensuring a lifetime of healthy and happy smiles.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Types of Dental Services do Special Needs Pediatric Dentists Offer?

Special Needs Pediatric Dentists offer a wide range of dental services tailored to the unique needs of children with special needs. These services include preventative care like routine dental check-ups, cleanings and x-rays and dental sealants, and restorative treatments like fillings to address cavities. Special Needs Pediatric Dentists also work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals to ensure holistic care for your child.  Drs. Caldwell & Steinbring provide several comprehensive dental services tailored to children with special needs. This includes routine dental exams, orthodontic treatments, dental procedures, and various sedation options to ensure a positive and comfortable experience.

Is Sedation Available During Dental Procedures, and Is It Safe for My Special Needs Child?

Yes, sedation is commonly provided for children with special needs to ensure a more comfortable and stress-free dental experience. Sedation options, including local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, oral conscious sedation, and intravenous sedation, are available based on your child's specific needs.  Safety is our top priority when providing sedation options to our patients with special needs. Each child's individual needs are considered when providing sedation during dental treatment, and Drs. Caldwell and Steinbring have received extensive training in sedation dentistry and utilize Dental Anesthesiologists when needed for special needs patients to ensure your child's experience is as safe and comfortable as possible.