Our Dental Practice Makes Space

The team at The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria VA knows how hard it can be for the parent or caregiver of a child with special needs to find a dental practice that makes space for physical and mental disabilities. In order to solve this problem, our mission has always been to create a…

Everyone Deserves Good Dental Health

The team at The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria VA knows how hard it can be to find a kind, compassionate, informative dental team – one that doesn’t treat you like you’re on a conveyor belt and actually listens to your problems. This can be doubly difficult for special needs patients. This is why…

Dental Assistance for Medically Complex Cases

At The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria VA, we know some cases require special attention. In addition to our care- and patient-focused approach to special needs dentistry, we also provide dental assistance for any and all medically complex cases. Sometimes, a patient cannot visit the office due to disability. Other times, they suffer from…

Dentistry and the Graying of America

The American population is getting older. There are now more older citizens, proportionately, than ever before. Social scientists believe we are on the verge something has never happened: within the next twenty years, older adults will outnumber younger people.[1] Special Needs Dentistry Interested in more Special Needs Dentistry posts from the Center for Dental Anesthesia?…

ASD and Dentistry

People with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often have special challenges when it comes to dentistry and dental health. What to others may be an ordinary trip to the dentist’s office is filled with triggers that can make an otherwise straightforward appointment difficult. Yet people with ASD need regular cleanings and checkups to ensure good dental…