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When is oral sedation helpful?

If you have an upcoming surgery for procedures such as dental implant placement, bone grafting or wisdom teeth removal, your oral surgeon might administer oral sedation to keep you comfortable during your treatment. Oral sedation is beneficial for maintaining emotional and mental comfort. Following is helpful information about oral sedation. What is oral sedation? Oral […]

Take the Edge Off With Oral Sedation

Do you suffer with anxiety when it comes to receiving dental or medical care? You’re not alone; estimates indicate that up to 50% of the adult population can suffer with situational anxiety related to dental and/or medical treatments. One way that dental professionals combat dental anxiety and phobia is through oral sedation. This treatment option […]

Is oral sedation effective at calming dental fears?

Many patients are fearful about dental procedures, and such anxiety can be amplified at the prospect of oral surgery. Fortunately, oral sedation can be an effective solution for calming your dental fears and helping you get the treatment that you need. Oral sedation involves taking an anti-anxiety medication prior to your surgery. This medication will […]

Calming Your Nerves Before Dental Procedures

Do you feel nervous or anxious before dental appointments? If so, you’re not alone. Countless people suffer with anxiety related to clinical and dental treatments. In fact, some dental phobias are so severe that people will avoid visiting a dentist for treatment until it is too late. Foregoing oral healthcare can lead to the need […]

Your Comfort Is A Priority In Our Office

Our oral and maxillofacial surgery practice places a high priority on our patients’ comfort during treatment. From placing dental implants and extracting wisdom teeth to performing jaw surgery or grafting treatments, our doctor utilizes effective and properly-dosed sedatives and anesthetics to promote a relaxing experience during treatment. Oral sedation is one method that helps increase […]

What can I expect from oral sedation?

Oral sedation is a method of promoting a comfortable and relaxing treatment during dental and oral health procedures. By administering mild sedatives in tablet form, our oral surgeon can help fearful patients or those requiring lengthy or complex treatment to enjoy positive experiences during their procedures. When it comes to discussing sedation, many folks ask […]

Is oral sedation an option for my upcoming dental surgery?

Oral sedation can help to make patients more comfortable during oral surgery, and it’s particularly appealing to patients who are squeamish about needles and don’t want to get sedation intravenously. It’s understandable that many people would rather take a sedative in pill form rather than be stuck with a needle. Patients who are interested in […]

I have a hard time sitting still – can oral sedation help?

For especially fidgety patients, it can be hard to fathom remaining relatively still throughout an entire oral surgery procedure, like a wisdom tooth extraction or dental implant placement. Fortunately, oral sedation can help such patients overcome this potential obstacle to getting the dental care that they need. Oral sedation helps the patient achieve a deep […]

Oral Sedation: Your Most Common Questions Answered

Oral sedation is a method to improve patient comfort and relaxation during common procedures performed by an oral surgeon. Also called “sedation dentistry”, oral sedation has applications for patients who have fears or phobias in clinical settings. When patients require time consuming or complex treatment, sedation is also beneficial for helping our team provide precise […]

Oral Sedation: Will I be responsive?

Does sitting in a dental chair send your anxiety into overdrive? Perhaps you have trouble sitting through long treatments. Whatever your needs may be, our oral surgeon offers oral sedation to help our patients feel at ease and comfortable during treatment. Oral sedation is a great way to diminish nervousness and anxiety without long, lingering […]