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By Sikka Dental
April 20, 2016
Category: Oral Health
Tags: House Calls  

The idea of a doctor or dentist making house calls might sound like a quaint relic of a bygone era, most likely to be witnessed today in a replica of a Norman Rockwell print in the "art" section at Walmart. But while the practice of community medicine and house calls may House Callhave gone the way of the Friday night drive-in and sock hop in modern American society, the truth is that the need for quality dental and healthcare services for home bound and limited mobility patients has never been greater.

Dental House Calls in San Jose

Sikka Dental, a family dental practice specializing in hospital and sedation dentistry in San Jose, CA, fills this urgent need in the healthcare market. For people with physical disabilities, injuries, and mobility problems leaving the home to perform essential everyday functions like shopping, and keeping anything but urgent medical appointments can be extremely difficult. In this situation, many people are likely to forgo non-essential activities that can cause additional hardship and strain. And while regular dental check-ups and professional teeth cleanings are very important factors in maintaining oral as well as overall physical health, dental visits are often the first to be put on the back burner in the absence of an acute condition or emergency.

In addition to providing necessary services like cavity checks, professional dental cleanings, and oral cancer screenings, a dental house call can also help to keep patients on track with their at-home oral health and hygiene routines, as people are more likely to stay on top of their flossing if they know they will have to answer to their dentist!

Need a Dentist That Makes House Calls in San Jose?

Getting to the dentist's office is often the biggest obstacle to getting vital oral health and hygiene care for many people. If you or a loved one are in need of in-home dental services and care, contact Sikka Dental at (408) 259-1280 for more information and to schedule an appointment today.

By Sikka Dental
January 26, 2016
Category: Dental Procedures
No matter what issues you are facing, our San Jose dentists are here to make sure you have the best smile possible.

If you are dealing with physical ailments that limit your mobility it may be tough to get up and moving most days let alone make it to see geriatric dentistry your San Jose dentists Dr. Nidhi Sikka and Dr. Mona Chattha as often as you should. Fortunately, we are making it easier than ever to see your dentist and keep your smile looking its best through our unique services.

GrubHub isn’t the only one that delivers!

It may seem odd to still find doctors that treat patients in their homes, but your San Jose, CA dentist is here to offer house call dentistry for those living with physical ailments that restrict movement and make it challenging to get around.

Instead of missing one dental appointment after the next due to physical constraint we make it possible for our patients to get the preventive and general care they need without ever stepping foot outside their door. To learn more about the different treatments and services we can offer you from the comfort of your own home give us a call.

Compassionate care isn’t a thing of the past

We know that going to the dentist isn’t always a fun experience, but our goal is to make sure that everyone gets the friendly and gentle treatment they deserve from our expert staff.

Our dental team is trained to provide oral care to patients with special needs including ADHD, Downs syndrome and cerebral palsy. Besides offering a full range of services and treatments, we also have an expert anesthesiologist who provides full IV sedation to our patients so they can feel more relaxed during their next procedure. With IV sedation, you can say goodbye to dental phobias!

Sikka Dental is here to provide quality and compassionate dental care to patients in the San Jose area. From sedation dentistry to home care, we do it all so that you can have a healthy, happy smile. Call us today to schedule your next appointment.

By Sikka Dental
January 27, 2015
Category: Oral Health
Tags: House Calls  

Your San Jose dentist can provide dental care from the comfort of your own home.

Do you ever hear yourself or anyone else you know saying “I remember when”? When we look back at the past it can often feel like a simpler time. We may even wax nostalgic for those days before cell phones and video games. However, your San Jose dentist believes that some of the wonderful things we experienced years ago shouldn’t just disappear. That’s why we are pleased to still offer house call dentistry to our patients. At-home dental care can be the difference between someone receiving proper dental treatment or nothing at all. Find out about San Jose house call dentistry and how it could help you.

When should I opt for house call dentistry in San Jose?

While the majority of our patients do in fact come into our dental office, there are situations that certainly warrant an at-home dental visit. Those with Alzheimer’s, dementia, severe anxiety, and those in a wheelchair are among the patients that can benefit from this at-home service. We do not set any age or income restrictions on who can receive house call dentistry, because we are happy to help any of our patients achieve a healthier smile, and being housebound should not affect that.

What services will I get with house call dentistry?

The most common service we offer is preventive care. This means performing X-rays, dental cleanings and thorough dental exams twice a year. If your oral health is good, you may be able to get away with an appointment every six months for routine care and consultations.

There are some procedures that are too complex to be performed outside out of our office. However, we are always happy to discuss which procedures can be performed in your home when we sit down for a consultation.

We offer over 30 years of experience serving the San Jose area. If you or a loved one could benefit from house call dentistry, call your San Jose dentist today to schedule an appointment. Sikka Dental is here to help you!