Are you the primary caregiver for an elderly loved one? As someone who has taken on such a huge responsibility, the experience can be intimidating. Obviously, you want to make sure they are receiving the proper care when it comes to their oral health.
It can be a challenge when it comes to finding quality home dental care for seniors. In this day in age, you may be thinking that it is rare to hear of doctors or dentists making medical house calls. On the contrary, due the rapid growth of the 65 and older crowd, house call dentistry is on the rise. At the same time, it is also important to realize that not all house call dentists can deliver top quality home dental care for seniors. Just because someone earned the credentials doesn’t mean that they have the compassion that should be required for all geriatric dentists. Would you want to trust someone who is impersonal and doesn’t understand your situation and needs?
You may also be questioning if dental care for seniors is really that important. The simple answer here is, YES! As we age, caring for our teeth still requires effort. We do our part to prevent damaging outcomes such as cavities or even loss of teeth. As people get older, it is important to keep up with a healthy dental regimen.
When it comes to geriatric dentistry, seniors are offered a wide range of services when it comes to maintaining dental hygiene. In addition to providing quality home dental care to seniors, a quality geriatric dentist will:
While there may be local geriatric dentists in the area, most require patients to make the trek into the office. As we know, moving from Point A to Point B isn’t always the easiest task for the elderly. It can also inflict more pain to already achy bones and joints.
As part of the effort to reach out to the senior citizen community, Dr. Alisa Kauffman has been offering geriatric and bedridden patients home dental care for decades. Not only does Dr. Kauffman exude compassion towards her patients and dentistry, but she is also one of the Top 25 Dentists In The Country.
If you are looking for that special compassionate geriatric dentist, Dr. Kauffman is your solution. You will always find she treats her patients with compassion and empathy; just check out these testimonials.
Call (917) 826-6278 to schedule an appointment today!
"Dr. Kauffman has been my mother’s geriatric dentist for six years. She is committed to her patients and has..."
"We were lucky to find Alisa but it was difficult. My wife Susan, Sweet Susan, has Alzheimer’s Dementia. Finally,..."
"Dear Dr. Kauffman, Alan is doing well. I think he must have been in pain with the loose tooth..."
"I have general anxiety disorder and am very scared of the dentist .. I don’t travel from home and..."
"Dr. Kauffman is responsive, compassionate and provides efficient care. Her follow up care and concern for her patient was..."
"Dear Dr. Kauffman, My entire family thanks you for the wonderful treatment you provided for my husband with Alzheimer’s..."
"Thank you a million Dr. Kauffman. This is my best Christmas in many years. You are my angel. -Carl..."
"I cannot believe how beautiful my grandmother’s dentures look and fit. We only wish we found you sooner s..."
"Thank you so much for having the compassion and energy to do this type of work. I’m watching one..."
"Hi Dr. Alisa I thought you would want to know that my mother passed away on Saturday afternoon. Thank..."