Category Archives: Sedation Dentistry

What Do You Know About Sedation Dentistry?

shutterstock_228777646You may or may not have heard of it before, but sedation dentistry is used for patients who have dental fear and anxiety. Whether you’re experiencing this fear because of a cleaning appointment or you need a more extensive procedure, your dentist wants to ensure that you’re comfortable throughout the entire appointment. Now, every patient is unique – no two feelings are alike. Fortunately, sedation dentistry is accommodating! There are different methods of sedation that your dentist can use and with some of them, they’re able to adjust the level of medication throughout your appointment. Continue reading

When Do You Need Sedation Dentistry?

shutterstock_119875249While sedation dentistry has been around for over a century, it’s evolved over the years and is now increasingly popular for helping to ease dental anxiety. Unfortunately for many people, going to the dentist causes great fear and anxiety, but sedation dentistry can help decrease these feelings and increase your comfort level. Contrary to popular belief, not every sedative is going to put you to sleep – with some, you’ll remain conscious and responsive. So don’t let your fear of the dentist get in the way of your necessary dental treatments, your dentist is only here to help! Continue reading

Patients’ Guide To Curing Dental Anxiety

shutterstock_144113761If visiting your dentist gives you anxiety, you’re not alone. Many patients fear undergoing dental procedures, sometimes even dental cleanings in severe cases. Don’t let it keep you from making your dentist appointment, though! There may be something that can help – sedation dentistry. Using medications to calm your nerves has become increasingly popular when it comes to dental procedures, especially when fear causes patients to forego necessary treatments. Also referred to as “sleep dentistry,” sedation dentistry induces an altered state of consciousness to completely relax you while sitting in your dentist’s’ chair. Continue reading