Welcome to Sensory Friendly Dentistry
Join Sensory Friendly Solutions Founder Christel Seeberger, and guest hosts Chelsea Bloom and Stephanie London, occupational therapy students, in these audio conference sessions for dentists, periodontists, orthodontists and their teams.
Learn from dentists, periodontists, parents and patients.
Maureen Bennie: positive dentistry from childhood to adulthood.
Build a toolbox of strategies for your practice. Listen to Maureen, Bennie, Autism Awareness Centre Founder, and parent to 2 autistic adults, as she shares her extensive knowledge. Understand the barriers experienced by autistic persons to dental care and learn how to overcome them, in a positive, proactive way.
Cindi Green and Megan Gallant: avoiding the dentist is a reality.
Hear from Cindi Green, Executive Director of Autism Resources Miramichi, and parent Megan Gallant as they share insights about the simple steps that make the sensory experience of dental care a match for each patient and would empower parents to make oral hygiene possible.
Laura Swinburne: always make patients feel comfortable.
Dr. Rachel Korman: you can make a difference.
Discover the joy of dentistry with new graduate and current pediatric resident, Dr. Rachel Korman. She speaks about her passion for finding ways to make dental care accessible, inclusive and welcoming and the purposeful way she has included that in the launch of her career.
Dr. Peter Halford: care and compassion overcome challenges.
Sensory Friendly Dentistry: Reflections.
Wrap up your audio conference experience with occupational therapy students Chelsea Bloom and Stephanie London as they summarize the most important lessons learned and take “back to your dental practice” messages.
Access a bonus resource!
- Read the evidence behind sensory-friendly dentistry in this white paper.
- Many children and adults with sensory challenges experience barriers to oral care in a dental office environment that leads to poor oral health (Byrappagari, Jung, & Chen, 2018; Kim, Carrico, & Ivey, 2019).
- Oral healthcare is integral for both psychological and physiological health and well-being.