As the previous generation ages, you may find yourself in the role of care-taker or decision maker for your elderly loved one. With the aging process comes new sets of challenges. If your loved one is homebound for any number of reasons and has geriatric dentistry issues, getting to the dentist can be its own challenge. Dr. Kauffman of Geriatric House Call Dentistry is here for you. With her care and compassion, she is one who can be trusted as she has a passion for caring for vulnerable older patients, making her a top choice for your geriatric dentist in NYC.
House Call Dental Services Can Benefit Your Loved One
With the challenges, geriatric patients face, going outside the home and getting into and out of a dentist office may be nearly impossible. Due to a multitude of reasons, vulnerable older patients may not be able to have access to regular dental care. It’s crucial for your loved one’s overall health to be seen regularly by a trustworthy and kind geriatric dentist. Preventative dental services are a major factor in tooth retention in geriatric patients. Dr. Kauffman’s in home dental services include, but are not limited to:
- Emergency visits
- Second opinions
- Scaling (to remove hard calculus)
- Prophys (cleaning)
- Small fillings
- Denture repair
- Re-cementing crowns or bridges
Because Dr. Kauffman will come to your loved one, the unnecessary stress of leaving the home is alleviated. She is experienced in handling patients with Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, and all forms of Dementia. Having had 30+ years of experience in dentistry, and sitting as the clinical director at Penn Dental and the dental director at three nursing homes, as well as being on staff at Lenox Hill and Mt. Sinai Hospitals, Dr. Kauffman has earned the distinguished honor of being one of the top 25 dentists in the country.
There is no one more concerned with your loved one’s comfort and well being as you. Your concerns of getting a kind, compassionate, experienced geriatric dentist in NYC can be relieved with Dr. Kauffman. Call her at 917-826-6278 to put your mind at ease and get the care your aging loved one deserves.