West Orange Special Needs Dentistry

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compassionate dental care

Tailored dental care for every child

Safe, soothing sedation options

A warm and welcoming environment

Experienced support for special needs

Expertise in pediatric dental health

Experience tailored West Orange special needs dentistry

Caring for a child with special needs requires a unique approach, especially when it comes to dentistry. At Dentistry for Children of West Essex, we specialize in providing tailored dental care in a setting designed to comfort patients with various needs.

Our experienced team ensures a calm and safe experience from start to finish. Our empathetic dentists understand the unique challenges these conditions can pose and adapt our environment and schedules to accommodate our patients’ needs, ensuring a comfortable, smooth experience for both children and parents.

Let us care for your child’s unique needs with kindness and skill. Request an appointment today!

Questions about West Orange special needs dentistry

What types of special needs conditions do you accommodate?

We provide comprehensive dental care for children with autism, multiple sclerosis (MS), cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and other special needs, ensuring each visit is tailored to their comfort and requirements.

How do you manage a child sensitive to noise?

We schedule visits during quieter times, typically at the start or end of the day, to create a more soothing environment for children sensitive to noise.

What sedation options are available for special needs patients?

We offer various sedation options to ensure comfort and safety during dental treatments. For specialized cases, we coordinate with experienced anesthesiologists who assist right in our office.

Are there accommodations for children with mobility issues?

Our clinic is equipped to ensure easy access and comfort for children with mobility challenges, providing a smooth, stress-free experience.

Caring for your child’s present and future smile

At our pediatric practice, we understand that each child is unique, especially when they have special needs.

Our dedicated team, with over 40 years of pediatric experience, provides specialized dental care that includes managing sensitivities to noise by scheduling quieter appointment times and offering in-office sedation with the aid of experienced anesthesiologists.

We ensure a safe, comfortable, and engaging environment for children from infancy through young adulthood.

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Do you accept my insurance?

Our friendly team is here to assist you in understanding your insurance benefits and provide a clear estimate of costs for your child’s dental needs. We accept a variety of payment options, including CareCredit, credit cards, checks, and cash, making it easier to manage your child’s dental care expenses.

*Dr. Persily, our orthodontist, does not participate in Aetna or Cigna.

Stories That Make Us Smile


“Dr. Iva Leroy was very thorough and attentive to my daughter. She also gave me much insightful information on how I can improve my child’s oral care.”

– Shari G.

Why your child will love us

We’ve reimagined routine dental visits into an engaging, enjoyable experience. Our approach is tailored specifically for each child, providing gentle, personalized care that makes every visit not just comfortable but fun.

If your child is anxious or has special needs, our variety of sedation options provide a calming experience. Our team is dedicated to supporting your child every step of the way, creating a nurturing atmosphere where they can feel secure and heard. Each appointment is an opportunity for empowerment, making dental care a positive part of their growth.

Join us and see your child’s smile shine brighter with every visit!

New to our practice?

  1. Call (973) 731-2468 to request an appointment.
  2. We’ll guide you through everything you need for your visit.
  3. Expect a positive dental experience.


Thu: 8:00am-6:00pm
Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm
Sat: 9:00am-2:00pm
Sun: Closed

Healthy Smiles Last Forever!

Book an appointment with us — we are excited to meet you and your child!