Dental Health for Children with Special Needs


Dental Health Care for Children with Special Needs can be overlooked sometimes. The Center for Children with Special Needs, a program of Seattle Children's Hospital, has many helpful resources for achieving successful oral hygiene for your child: Dental Care for Children with Special Needs: Tips for a Healthy Mouth.


One often thinks I just need to brush and floss their teeth two times a day and that is all. However, there are many other factors that can play into oral health: medications, family history, nutritional intake, and oral sensitivity. Check out these helpful links that focus on Oral Hygiene for Children with Special Needs:

  • Oral Care Positioning Options

  • Oral Hygiene Aids

  • Toothbrushing Tips

  • Flossing Tips

  • Common Dental Concerns

  • Go to the Dentist

  • Oral Health Resource List



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