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Special Needs Spotlight: Former SFMTA Board Member Bruce Oka Receives Treatment with San Francisco Sedation Dentist Dr. David Blende
Date:6/29/2012

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 29, 2012

Former SFMTA board member and disabilities rights advocate Bruce Oka recently reached out to San Francisco special needs dentist Dr. David Blende. Bruce hoped to find a permanent fix for his severely broken and decayed teeth, caused by his cerebral palsy. Oka is a shining example of the dramatic dental rehabilitation that can be achieved under the diligent work provided by The Blende Dental Group.

“Here at The Blende Dental Group, we have enjoyed getting to know Bruce and are not only inspired by his role at the SFMTA but also by his position as a disabilities rights advocate,” said Dr. David Blende. “Bruce has helped our city become a world leader in public transportation for those with disabilities.”

Bruce Oka was referred to The Blende Dental Group by Dr. Paul Subar, assistant professor and director of the Special Care Clinic of the Hospital Dentistry Program at the University of the Pacific. About 60% of all of The Blende Dental Group’s patients come from referrals from other dentists, physicians, care managers and social workers, which speaks to their reputation in the field of special care dentistry.

Upon examining Oka, San Francisco sedation dentist Dr. David Blende found him to have significant dental caries and multiple broken teeth. This was due to years of clenching and grinding brought on by his cerebral palsy. Due to his condition, a past neck injury and further complications, The Blende Dental Group determined that Oka would be treated most comfortably while asleep under general anesthesia in a hospital setting.

After a short hospital procedure and a follow-up visit in-office, Bruce’s treatment was complete. He was moved by the experi
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