Concerns About Geriatric Dentists In NYC?

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As a child, no doubt, you thought little about the time, energy, and love that went into your daily care.  And certainly, the realization that one day the roles would be reversed between child and parent never crossed your mind.

However, here you are.  The pressures of life and aging suddenly seem very real.  The responsibility of aging parents is certain to bring added difficulties.  Making sure their home is well kept and safe, finding the best doctors for ailments and conditions, and identifying geriatric dentists in NYC that will best care for your loved one can all add up to seemingly insurmountable odds.

While many of these pressures certainly are related to logistical issues – how will I find the time, is the money there for this, will insurance cover this, how will they be transported – we understand that there may exist deeper concerns, often unspoken, behind the bustle of caring for your elderly parents.

Which is why Dr. Alisa Kauffman of Geriatric House Call Dentistry has designed a practice that addresses those unspoken concerns.

Geriatric House Call Dentistry Answers Your Unspoken Questions

Are there any geriatric dentists in NYC that will actually care about my parent as more than just another paycheck?

While we can’t attest for other geriatric dentists in NYC, we can say with resounding certainty that Dr. Alisa Kauffman cares deeply for each patient she sees.  She has been providing quality dental services to the aging population for over 30 years.  She has treated hundreds of patients, becoming one of the most trusted dentists in New York City for geriatric dentistry.  Dr. Kauffman doesn’t just show up and run through the motions of dental care, she builds relationships and shows love to each individual she treats.

Can I find a dentist in New York City that will be willing to deal with conditions such as Dementia or Alzheimer’s and treat my parent with respect even when they are difficult?

Dr. Kauffman has a passion for treating patients that suffer from Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Parkinson’s.  She has developed many trusted methods for putting these patients at ease and calmly handling any issues that may arise.  She exhibits a heart of compassion for their struggles as well as the difficulties that their caregivers face.  She works alongside you, as their caregiver, to provide help and support for their many needs.

My parent can be very particular and stubborn.  Is there a dentist that will be flexible about treatment locations and methods?

Of course!  Dr. Kauffman treats patients in the place they are most comfortable, from their own bed to a chair at the kitchen table.  She understands that routine and comfort are very important to the elderly, and therefore, has designed her practice around their needs, not her own.

If you still have unspoken questions and concerns about geriatric dentistry in NYC, don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Kauffman at 917-826-6278.