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The important thing with a dentist is building a relationship between the dentist and the individuals so finding one you trust is very important. Try to desensitise people by getting them used to the environment and staff before they have a check-up. Use the online tools to demonstrate what will happen to the dentist and what certain terminology means. 

High street dental practices may not be accessible and in this circumstances, special care dentistry may be a better option (further information can be found online). If dental treatment is required Local anaesthetic (LA) which requires an injection in the gum, may not be the best options. Talk to your dental professional about the treatment plan, what is involved and what the options may for treatment be. Pictorials and diagrams may be helpful to bring for those who have communication barriers. Ensure a regular carer who is familiar with the person they are supporting or a family member always attend the dentist with the patient.