At Burke and Beckstrom Orthodontics, we understand that every smile is unique, and so are the needs of our patients. Orthodontic care is essential for everyone, including those with special needs. In this post, we delve into the significance of providing specialized orthodontic care for patients with special needs and how our practice is committed to ensuring inclusivity and exceptional care for everyone. 


Understanding Special Needs


Special needs encompass a diverse range of conditions that require unique attention and consideration. It’s crucial to recognize the individuality of each patient to provide the best possible care for their specific requirements. At Burke and Beckstrom Orthodontics, we approach each of our patients with empathy and commitment to understanding everyone’s unique situation. 


Challenges in Orthodontic Care for Special Needs


Orthodontic care for special needs patients comes with its set of challenges. Communication barriers, sensory issues, cooperation, and physical limitations may require additional and careful consideration. Our staff is specially trained to create a positive and accommodating environment for each of our patients and their parents or caregivers. 


Adaptations and Accommodations


No two treatment plans are alike at Burke and Beckstrom Orthodontics. We understand the importance of adapting our approach to accommodate individual patients. From specialized equipment and technology to innovative techniques, Dr. Burke, Dr. Beckstrom, and the rest of the team are dedicated to creating an environment that encourages the success of orthodontic treatment, especially for those with special needs. 


Tips for Parents and Caregivers 


For parents and caregivers of special needs patients, communication is key! Our team is keen on communication throughout the treatment process. Dr. Burke and Dr. Beckstrom will discuss tips to prepare for visits and maintain oral hygiene routines at home. We aim to empower families to actively participate in their loved one’s orthodontic care!




The Burke and Beckstrom Orthodontics team is dedicated to providing exceptional care for patients with special needs. Individualized treatment plans and a supportive environment reflect our commitment and passion for creating beautiful smiles for everyone. We encourage all families to explore orthodontic care options with us. 

Join us in ensuring that orthodontic care is accessible to anyone. To schedule a consultation, visit our website to find the nearest Burke and Beckstrom location. Connect with us on social media for more braces tips and tricks!