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Homebound Geriatric Dentists: What to Expect

By June 11, 2016 No Comments

Why Others Are Loving the Services of Geriatric House Call Dentistry

Homebound dental services has quickly become one of the most unmet areas of need within geriatric healthcare.  Because of the increase in life expectancy due to various medical advances, the healthcare world has seen an increase in the need to identify and effectively service unique geriatric health needs.

homebound-geriatric-dentistsOne of the greatest areas of need, geriatric dental care, has resulted in a movement of homebound geriatric dentists providing service for the immobile elderly.  While there still exists a large gap between the amount of elderly that need homebound dental care and the healthcare workforce available to provide it, Dr. Alisa Kauffman of Geriatric House Call Dentistry has been making a difference in the lives of elderly patients for over 30 years.

As a homebound geriatric dentist that works right within the Manhattan area, Dr. Kauffman has experienced many challenges through the years and has a vast foundation of expertise and compassion for those she treats.


What to Expect From One of the Top Homebound Geriatric Dentists in New York City

  • An open door policy – While Dr. Kauffman doesn’t have an office building with an actual “open door”, she places great importance on being readily available for her patients and patients’ family members.  Her direct phone number is always available and she strives to answer whenever possible or return the call quickly.
  • Open communication – Dr. Kauffman knows that geriatric dentistry for the homebound presents many unique situations.  She understands that your loved one may have challenges and needs that must be individually met and considered before any treatment is given.  Open communication concerning questions and concerns is valued and encouraged.
  • Friendly smile – With a heart for the elderly and a love for dentistry, Dr. Kauffman comes ready with a smile and a skillful hand.  She instantly brings calm and comfort to her patients.
  • Top-Quality standards – Even though her practice is done in home, her standards for cleanliness and sanitation are never compromised.  Disposable, plastic utensils are used when possible and others are sterilized in an autoclave before use.
  • Flexibility – Do you need to be treated in bed?  In a wheelchair?  In a favorite rocking chair?  No problem!  Dr. Kauffman readily treats her patients wherever they feel the most comfortable.  See Dr. Kauffman’s own philosophy on patient comfort in this short video clip: Embed video clip found here:
  • Behavioral expertise – Many of Dr. Kauffman’s patients suffer from dementia, making normal medical exams highly difficult.  Dr. Kauffman shows skill and patience as she handles difficult behavioral issues with ease.

Of the homebound geriatric dentists available in New York City, Dr. Alisa Kauffman’s service is incomparable!  To benefit from Geriatric House Call Dentistry call us today at (917) 826-6278 or contact us online.


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