Any parent who’s ever tried to convince an impatient, dripping-wet child to wear a bucket hat…or to let you reapply their sunscreen knows the challenges that come with safeguarding kids’ skin. Even on cloudy days, there’s still no relief. Ultraviolet rays can cause sun damage before you’ve had a chance to blow up your pool floats! (And we LOVE our pool floats.) That’s why I am excited to share some parenting hacks for sun protection as we enter the hot, South Florida summer months ahead.
Patients with special needs are best defined as those who require special consideration due to physical, mental, emotional or behavioral impairment. Whatever impairment they face, it is likely to limit their day to day activities in some way. Healthcare for a child with special needs, in specific, requires specialized training as to not aggravate the person on the receiving end of any treatment.
So I had braces twice in my life. Once as a kid and once as a single adult woman living in New York City. It was glamorous, let me tell you…NOT. You don’t need to know all the details, but I had Invisalign (or the generic equivalent) on my top teeth and metal/ceramic braces on the bottom. And in 2019, I’m now considered “old school” by Boca orthodontics treatment professionals. Go figure.