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Dental Implants: Is sedation dentistry an option?

Are you looking into dental implants as a tooth replacement option? If so, you probably have questions about the procedure. Many patients wonder what they will experience during treatment and if they will be comfortable throughout their procedures. One way that we can ensure a positive experience for our patients is with sedation dentistry. Sedation […]

Tips to Relax During Your Next Dental Procedure

Does anxiety keep you from receiving the oral healthcare you need and deserve? Perhaps your anxiety is so powerful that you have trouble keeping your dental appointments for checkups and cleanings. You aren’t alone in your struggle. Millions of people suffer from anxiety disorders and dental phobias are actually one of the most common phobia-based […]

When is IV sedation recommended?

IV sedation can be recommended in dental and medical settings. This type of sedation alleviates feelings of nervousness and discomfort while also helping patients in treatment remain still so that a dentist or oral surgeon can perform treatments without obstruction. IV sedation might also be recommended for patients with special needs to help maintain their […]

Can sedation dentistry benefit a restless or anxious child?

Receiving oral treatment can be difficult for children, especially when being still and calm is essential to having an effective and comfortable procedure. Sedation dentistry can be of great benefit for children, especially since some of the sounds and sensations they experience can be new and concerning. Using sedation promotes a relaxing and calm experience […]

Will I remember anything with sedation dentistry?

Sedation dentistry is incredibly useful – especially when patients are receiving treatments from an oral surgeon. From receiving dental implants to reconstructive or corrective surgeries that address congenital abnormalities or facial trauma, sedation dentistry promotes a comfortable and positive experience for our patients and can improve the accuracy of treatment because it allows our team […]

What exactly is dental phobia?

Specific phobias such as dental phobia are a type of anxiety disorder that creates intense feelings of panic and nervousness among people in dental and clinical settings. Sometimes, a dental phobia can be so severe that a person will avoid necessary oral health treatment. Fortunately, sedation dentistry can greatly ease the effects of dental phobia […]

What are the side effects of IV sedation?

IV sedation is a form of sedation dentistry that helps our oral surgeon improve a patient’s level of care and comfort. Sedation dentistry is not a new practice; in fact, dental professionals have been using sedatives for centuries – especially when it comes to providing surgical and complex care. Since we only utilize FDA-approved drugs […]

What are the benefits of sedation dentistry?

Do you get anxious before dental or medical treatments? Perhaps you have always had a phobia of visiting an oral health professional. Medical and dental phobias are not uncommon. In fact, many people suffer with anxiety when it comes to receiving oral treatments and procedures. Fortunately, sedation dentistry can help. Using safe, FDA-approved medications in […]

Prevalence of Dental Phobias: How Sedation Dentistry Can Make You More Comfortable

Dental phobias are quite common, especially among patients who are facing oral surgery. However, anxiety can interfere with your ability to get effective dental treatments, and when that happens sedation dentistry can put you at ease. Sedation dentistry helps the patient achieve a state of deep relaxation, which makes it easier to tolerate procedures like […]

I’m Afraid of Needles: Is Sedation Dentistry Still an Option?

Many people have fears of visiting the dentist or oral surgeon and receiving oral health treatments. This is why some patients may request sedation dentistry when they undergo treatment such as removing wisdom teeth or receiving dental implants. For patients with dental phobias or for procedures that require stillness, our oral surgeon offers varying levels […]