The skilled team at park smiles nyc understands the concerns of patients with special needs and are here to provide superior care and peace-of-mind for all.
If someone in your family has special needs, you’re likely anxious yourself about the stress and anxiety a dental visit can cause. Perhaps you’re concerned about how the family member will react to even a basic cleaning – or sitting still for an extended period of time during another type of essential treatment.
At Park Smiles NYC and our sister practice in the same office, Park Smiles NYC Pediatrics , our caring and compassionate team has years of extensive training and experience working with special needs patients of all ages. Not only do we offer an understanding of the special needs patient’s emotional and physical needs, but we also offer an array of state-of-the-art tools to help provide a stress-free and pain-free experience.
Our experienced team iswell-prepared to treat anyone of any age with special needs, including those with:
Based on the needs of the patient, we’ll make any required adjustments to treatment planning for their safety and wellbeing, including communication and coordination with family members and their physician(s) if need be.
Our skilled team – including pediatric dentists, orthodontist, periodontist, anesthesiologists and oral surgeon – work in the same office, so there’s no need to be referred elsewhere ifthe patient needs a specialist. All procedures are done in the convenience and comfort of our state-of-the-art operating room in the heart of Manhattan.
Under the close supervision and guidance of the patient’s dentist, physician, and anaesthesiologist, his or her comfort and safety -- and your peace-of-mind -- are our top priorities. Before administering any form of sedation, we carefully assess the unique needs of the patient and thoroughly discuss the options, including oral sedation , I.V. sedation or nitrous oxide . You can rest assured that our experienced anesthesiologist and dentist will work together to maximize the safety and comfort of the patient.
For your added convenience and peace-of-mind, we have a state-of-the-art operating room in our office, which is accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF.org ) – just like any accredited hospital or outpatient surgery center. In addition, we have an anesthesia machine to perform General Anesthesia when required.
We are a proud dentistry partner of the Grottoes of North American Humanitarian Foundation, a non-profit charity that brings affordable dental care to children with special needs. The program helps cover the cost of dental care and anesthesia, whether done in a hospital setting or dental office.The Foundation’s Children with Special needs Program is designed for children under the age of 18 who have been diagnosed with one of the following conditions:
Feel free to ask us for more details about the program. You may also learn more details, including the application process (with forms), on their website at https://www.hfgrotto.org/programs
Attaining a healthy, beautiful smile is like a Walk in the Park – at Park Smiles NYC!
“Dr. Cohen recently performed dental surgery on my 11 year-old son. We were deeply impressed with his skill, intelligence and empathy. It only took him 10 minutes to remove 6 teeth, and my son had no pain whatsoever afterwards. We went to his office dreading the procedure and in a super-uptight state of mind, but Dr. Cohen inspired complete confidence. He was very sensitive to my son’s apprehensions...”
“Dr. Cohen is by far the nicest, most competent, and most professional surgeon I’ve ever met. I have a problem with my jaw and he took the time to show me my MRI, explain exactly what the problem was, walk me through all of my options, and answer all of my questions. On our next meeting he performed arthrocentesis on my jaw. He personally called me that night to make sure I was feeling OK and followed up...”