Georgia Dentist who Treats Patients with Williams’ Syndrome
If you need a Georgia dentist who treats patients with Williams’ Syndrome, you have come to the right place! William’s Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by medical problems including cardiovascular disease, developmental delays and learning disabilities or mild to moderate mental retardation. Although patients with William’s disorder are generally very social and friendly, they can also suffer from anxiety, including severe dental anxiety.
Treating patients with William’s Syndrome in a traditional dental office setting can be very challenging for the both the patients and the providers delivering care. Most dental offices are simply not equipped for treating these special care patients.
Dr. David Kurtzman has worked hard to create a dental practice that provides safe, effective and pain-free dental care for patients with William’s Syndrome as well as other disabilities. Our office is specially equipped to handle special care patients, however, it is safer to treat some patients with William’s Syndrome in a hospital setting. This is particularly due to the cardiovascular problems that go along with this genetic disorder.
Trusted Dental Care & Williams’ Syndrome
Dr. Kurtzman provides safe, comfortable Atlanta dental care for most patients with William’s Syndrome in specially equipped operating rooms at Wellstar Windy Hill and Kennestone Hospitals under general anesthesia. Patients are placed under general anesthesia by trained anesthesiologists. In the hospital setting, patients are monitored for the entire time they are receiving care, with special attention to their cardiovascular systems . Treating William’s Syndrome patients in a hospital setting enables Dr. Kurtzman to provide effective, pain-free care while at the same time ensuring patients’ safety.
Dr. Kurtzman gladly accepts William’s Syndrome patients who are referred by other dental offices. In fact, patients with William’s Syndrome have traveled from as far as South Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee to be treated by Dr. Kurtzman. Referring these patients to Dr. Kurtzman ensures that they will receive the special care they need and allows other dentists to focus on the patients they serve best. Once patients are treated, they are sent back to their referring offices for recall and recare.
If you or a patient in your practice has William’s Syndrome and requires special dental care, please contact our Dentists who Treats Patients with Williams’ Syndrome David Kurtzman, DDS today to schedule an appointment. We look forward to hearing from you.