Dental Care for Patients at High Medical Risk
General Health Conditions Affecting Dental Treatment
Patients suffering from complex preexisting conditions and taking many medications that affect the oral cavity require different treatment by the attending dentist. In our clinics, you will be examined by Dr. Noa Barer, the Clinic's Medical Director and Specialist in Oral Medicine, who, has specialized in dental care for patients with complex medical background, so that we can tailor the best treatment program for you. Common diseases that are known to require special attention are heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, autoimmune diseases, lung disease, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis, organ transplantations, etc. In addition, many medications are known for their effects on the oral condition and will require special treatment. These medications include anticoagulants, diabetic drugs, immunosuppressants, steroids, anticonvulsants, inhalers, oxygen therapy, bisphosphonate family drugs for calcium escape, etc.