If you happen to meet someone who claims to love going to the dentist, you might also be simultaneously meeting a person who routinely lies. The simple fact is that few (if any) people enjoy receiving dental care. Most, however, are able to accept its necessity and overlook their concerns in order to receive the treatment that they need. There are a select few, however, who carry so much dental anxiety that their fears actually present a safety issue.
Using Sedation to Deal with Dental Anxiety
Sedation dentistry has been widely used in the dental industry for years. Typically, it is turned to in the following cases:
Only in recent years has it been viewed as an option for those suffering from dental anxiety. The trouble is that in many of these cases, the thought of being sedated can cause just as much stress.
Making Sedation Dentistry Safe for You
Yet not to worry; if you experience such anxiety, you should know that every precaution is taken in sedation dentistry to guarantee your safety. This includes:
Part of the anxiety that you may be feeling about your dental care no doubt comes from the fear that you are causing undue stress for Dr. Steele and the rest of our staff. Please be assured that could not be further from the truth. We understand your concerns, which is why we offer you the option of receiving sedation dentistry in order to address issues with your oral health. To learn more about this treatment option, contact us in Coppell, TX today!