Professional Resource Guide
Frank J. Romano, D.M.D. – Special Needs Dentist>
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Dr. Romano believes everyone deserves proper dental care. However for some, even the simplest of dental procedures may be very difficult. He feels it is important to spend extra time with patients with special needs; establishing relationships that are built on sensitivity, trust and friendship. He starts with creating a calm, welcoming environment that caters to all their dental needs. Dr. Romano provides dental care for children who have Downs Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Autism and other physical and developmental disorders as well as for adults with disorders such as Alzheimers, Dementia or Parkinsons. There are times when the health and interests of the patient are best served by providing dental treatment under anesthesia in an operating room setting. Dr. Romanos affiliation with Danbury Hospital (Western Connecticut Healthcare Network), makes him uniquely equipped to provide treatment in an operating room with appropriate anesthesia support. Dr. Romano, Vice Chairman of Dentistry, has been working with special needs patients since completing his residency at Danbury Hospital in 1989, where he is the director of the Operating Room Dentistry Program. Dr. Romano is an active member of the Special Care Dentistry Association and the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry.