At Hikma Medical Center we provide specialized dental care for your children. We focus on creating a positive and child-friendly environment and have dental professionals who have experience working with children and addressing their unique needs. Our dental Services include routine cleanings, exams, fillings, extractions, orthodontic treatments, preventive care, treatments under GA, and Special needs kids’ treatment.
In addition to providing quality dental care, we have the tools and experience to deal with uncooperative kids during their routine dental visits, we have different techniques that help us to provide your kids with effective treatment with a pleasant experience.
Special Needs Kids treatments:
we are specialized in treating special needs kids using inhalation sedation devices that can ensure your kids will have pain-free dentistry plus a high-quality treatment
inhalation sedation, also known as nitrous oxide or “laughing gas” sedation, has become a popular choice for children with special needs or autism during dental procedures. This type of sedation offers many benefits and can make a significant impact on a child’s dental experience.
For children with special needs or autism, visiting the dentist can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. Inhalation sedation can help reduce anxiety and provide a calming effect, making it easier for the child to undergo necessary dental procedures. The gas is inhaled through a mask and produces a relaxed, euphoric state that reduces discomfort and makes the experience more enjoyable for the child.
One of the main advantages of inhalation sedation is that the child remains conscious and able to communicate with the dentist during the procedure. This allows the child to feel more in control and reduces the risk of unnecessary trauma. Additionally, the effects of the gas wear off quickly after the mask is removed, allowing the child to return to normal activities soon after the appointment.
Another benefit of inhalation sedation is that it is considered safe and has a low risk of adverse side effects. The gas has a long history of safe use in dentistry and is well-tolerated by children of all ages. Unlike other forms of sedation, it does not require an IV, does not impair the child’s breathing or heart rate, and does not cause any significant drowsiness.
In conclusion, inhalation sedation is a safe and effective option for children with special needs or autism during dental procedures. It can help reduce anxiety, provide a calming effect, and make the experience more enjoyable for the child. By working with a pediatric dentist who is trained in the use of inhalation sedation, parents can ensure that their child receives the highest quality of dental care and has a positive dental experience.