IDD Services

Special Needs, Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Services

La Costa Dental is a comprehensive dental facility. We extend our services to accommodate our IDD patients. Our focus is our patients’ health, comfort and safety.

Comprehensive Dental Care 

We know that healthy, beautiful teeth can boost your confidence and can give you a sense of well-being. This is why we offer comprehensive dental care with a special emphasis on a range of specialties including:

  • periodontal care
  • root canals
  • crowns
  • fillings
  • bridges
  • dentures
  • oral surgery
  • & more

Benefit Consultants

Along with our Insurance Benefit Consultants, we also work with caregivers and agencies to help find financial options our patients may already be entitled to.

Our Benefit Consultants are happy to work alongside your case worker to make sure you’re aware of your benefits.
• Home & Community-based Services (HCS)
• Medicaid
• Medicare
• Private Insurances

Reaching Your Goals

Benefit Consultants will empower you to reach your goals by:

  • Listening
  • Advocating
  • Referring and linking to community services
  • Assisting when in crises
  • Completing assessements as necessary
  • Developing and monitoring your person directed plan
  • Authorizing resources
Let us know if we can help you or someone in your care to meet their dental needs

Sedation Dentistry for IDD Patients

At La Costa Dental we understand that special needs and IDD patients need special attention. Before an appointment is scheduled at one of our clinics, La Costa Dental will obtain and review the medical history. We may consult physicians, family members, caregivers, and relevant  parties to assemble an accurate medical history and assess the best options for the visit.
We are happy to be able to offer a solution to some common worries of special needs and IDD patients. Our clinics provide various sedation dentistry options that offer comfort, less anxiety and safer visits.
We are able to offer different types of sedation for your individual needs. For some, nitrous  oxide gas (laughing gas) is all our patient needs to offer some help relaxing during  a procedure. For others, mild sedation to complete sedation may be a safer alternative.

Complete Sedation on-site with our Medical Anesthesiologist Team

In many cases complete sedation is the bet – ter option. As part of our commitment to our special needs and IDD patients, we provide complete sedation in our clinics with our Medical Anesthesiologist Team on-site.
We pride ourselves in understanding the unique needs of patients and the ability to accommodate these needs.

Contact Us Today

The first step towards a beautiful, healthy smile is to schedule an appointment. Please contact our office by phone or complete the appointment request form below. Our scheduling coordinator will contact you to confirm your appointment. If you are an existing patient, this contact form should not be utilized for communicating private health information.
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