SEND special care dental support

Many children and young people with a disability, learning needs or medical conditions are likely to have additional problems with their teeth.

Find a local dentist

Good dental care and regular check-ups are essential elements of supporting all children to keep healthy and well search for dentists near you and see what facilities they provide, such as wheelchair access, a hearing loop, braille translation service, disabled WC, and more.

Special dental care

Bromley Healthcare special dental care service for children, adults and elderly people with special care needs or problems that prevent them getting treatment from a high street dentist. 

As a specialist service you need to be referred  by your own dentist, GP or healthcare professional.

However if you are house or bed bound, you can contact the special dental care team on: 01689 806859

Specialist paediatric dentistry (0 – 15yrs)

The King's College Hospital provides a paediatric dentistry service. This service provides dental care, including surgery, for children with any complex medical, physical and/or behavioural disability, and other issues. This service treats children as part of the hospital's undergraduate trainee dental surgeon programme. 

Autism and dentistry

For specialist advice from The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry please download their booklet Advice for parents of children with autism which contains information on tooth brushing at home, diet and dental health and choosing your child's dental team. 

Other resources

Contact A parent’s guide to oral health and dental care 

Need more help?

The information,advice and support service provides confidential and impartial advice and information to support parents or carers and children and young people who have, or may have, Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) aged 0 – 25.

Information, advice and support service

Email:

Tel: 020 8461 7630

Visit: https://bromleyiass.org.uk/

6th Floor, Central Library, High Street, Bromley, BR1 1EX