Fear, anxiety and generalized aversion to receiving dental treatment are feelings affecting quite a large number of people. Though common and experienced at varying levels of intensity, these obstacles keep many from seeking much needed treatment.
All patients deserve to comfortably receive the treatment needed to maintain a healthy smile. If fear, anxiety and aversion to the dental environment are keeping you or a family member out of the dental chair, IV sedation dentistry may be the right solution. Contact your dentist today to learn more about the benefits of IV conscious sedation.
Often, parents ask if sedation dentistry is an option for their child. A pediatric dentist with experience in sedation dentistry in Avon, OH, can ensure that your child gets the care he or she requires, even if they have special needs or circumstances that could otherwise complicate a procedure. Read the most frequently asked questions […]Read More
Although IV sedation is referred to as sleep dentistry, patients are not asleep. They are placed in a highly relaxed state, with the assistance of medication that is introduced intravenously. While patients do remain conscious during sedation dentistry and can hear instructions, they feel no discomfort and cannot remember the procedure. It creates a kind […]Read More
Did you know dental anxiety affects between 9% and 20% of Americans? If you are part of this statistic, you may have dental problems that you’re afraid to address. Fortunately, Drs. Stephen Davis, Matt VanOrman, Bill Bertsch and Edward Koditek offer safe and convenient sedation dentistry in Colorado Springs, CO, to help you comfortably receive […]Read More
Does it take all your will power to make appointments for your oral health, and do you often cancel them when they finally arrive? If so, you likely have a condition called dental anxiety, which can cause intense fear about visiting the dentist or periodontist. The compassionate team at Marin Periodontics Dental Group would love […]Read More
Across the country, there are thousands if not millions of people who avoid going to the dentist for reasons that are often hard to understand to others. These reasons are rooted in dental phobia or anxiety, which can be difficult to overcome. Today, dentists like Dr. Mark Iacobelli and Dr. Stephen Sala have adopted methods […]Read More
Dental anxiety often occurs as the result of a traumatic past dental experience, but it can also occur as the result of a general anxiety disorder. Regardless of its cause, dental anxiety can lead to poor oral health. When you suffer from dental anxiety, it’s difficult to visit the dentist regularly for preventative care, so […]Read More
Dr. Mulokozi Lugakingira understands that some people get a little nervous when it comes time to visit a dental surgeon or other professional for matters involving treatment of the teeth and mouth. At Fort Wayne Oral Maxillofacial Surgery & Implant Center, our goal is to make your visit as relaxing as possible, which is why […]Read More
Visiting your dentist is extremely important, yet you might put it off because going in for a checkup or procedure makes you nervous. Dental techniques have changed a lot over the years, and sedation dentistry is now a fairly common option for even the most routine of procedures. Dr. Ghina Morad offers a number of […]Read More
Thousands of people suffer from unnecessary oral health complications every year because they won’t or can’t go to the dentist. The culprit is dental anxiety, a phenomenon that affects more patients than most periodontist realize. Anxiety can be from a number of causes, including traumatic encounters with dental professionals in the past and other factors. […]Read More
Some estimates report that up to 15 percent of Americans have such an immense fear of seeing the dentist, they avoid seeing one entirely for months or year on end. It is critical to schedule routine dental appointments. For anyone who really needs it in Stuart, Florida, Dr. Michael Sohl offers several sedation dentistry options […]Read More