Purnima Hernandez D.D.S., M.A., B.C.B.A.
Board-qualified Pediatric Dentist and Habits Analyst, Proprietor
Bergen Pediatric Dentistry, LLC
Dr. Hernandez is triple board-qualified in pediatric dentistry, applied conduct investigation and as a well being and wellness mentor. Serving the communities of New York and New Jersey for in excess of 30 a long time, Dr. Hernandez received her training in Pediatric Dentistry and a Masters of Arts at Columbia College University of Dental Medication. Following many years as an Assistant Professor in the office of Pediatric dentistry, she proven her have office in Fair Garden, New Jersey in 2005 and thereafter attained a Masters in Applied Actions Analysis from Caldwell University, New Jersey. Though offering care to all youngsters, her specific passions are managing youngsters with unique healthcare demands, behavioral disorders and phobias. To much better comprehend the way of living elements and how they impact health, she completed her Useful Medicine coaching at IFM and is a board-certified wellbeing and wellness coach. She brings a biological and individual-centered method to just about every family little one dyad and is pursuing a new enterprise, Lifestylist for Young ones, LLC.
Between Dr. Hernandez’s awards are the Dr Solomon Rosenstein Browsing Professorship and Fellowship by the Columbia University College of Dental Medication and the Francis Black Humanitarian award in health care by Mates Well being Relationship.
What is our technique when a client will not sit in a dental chair, block entry to the mouth and resist with the toughness of a superhero? Dental procedures can be demanding for children. They are especially tough for individuals with behavioral and sensory troubles. These gatherings are equally hard for the company and accompanying caregivers.
Dr. Hernandez is a guardian of a younger adult with multiple disabilities and, thus, understands this journey from a dad or mum and supplier perspective. Her personal involvement in her son’s elaborate professional medical appointments and behavioral expertise have been the pilots for inclusion of helpful strategies from the behavioral sciences to the dental ecosystem. In her presentation, she will focus on the worth of dad or mum/caregiver collaboration to support put together the client for the dental pay a visit to. She will explore proof-based strategies that might enable put together the two mother or father and boy or girl for a successful dental stop by, as perfectly as the implication for affected person care at any age.
- Recognize the part of the mother or father / caregiver in the dental therapeutic face
- Examine the relevance of publicity treatment
- Describe strategies on how to prepare an particular person for the dental take a look at
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