Dental care and Autism – A guide for dentists

Some of your dental patients will be autistic. Autism is a lifelong, developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people, and how they experience the world around them.  This can make a visit to the dentist very stressful.  This section looks at why it is stressful and what you can do before […]

Going to the dentist – A guide for parents and families

If you have ever taken your child to the dentist, you’ll know that it can be a stressful experience not just for your child but for you too. This guide looks at the reasons why it can be stressful and what you can do as a parent or family member to help make the experience […]

Going to the dentist – A guide for autistic adults

You may find the experience of going to the dentist stressful. In this guide, you’ll find out why going to the dentist is important, what’s involved and what you can do during your visit to improve your experience.  1. Why do I need to go to the dentist?   To keep your teeth and gums healthy, […]