NPR Friday Round Up – Going to the dentist with sensory processing disorder

A simple trip to the dentist can become a complicated affair for people with sensory processing disorder or other disabilities.

Getting Dental Care Can Be A Challenge For People With Disabilities

Enlarge this image At the Marshfield Clinic dental center in Chippewa Falls, Wis., hygienist Karen Eslinger is getting her room ready. It’s all quite routine – covering the chair’s headrest with plastic, opening instruments, wiping down trays. But then she starts getting creative.


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