Quiz: Finding The Right Dental Sedation

Quiz: Finding The Right Dental Sedation

There’s not necessarily a right or wrong type of dental sedation for you. However, there is one that will address your preferences better than others. As a result, making a decision regarding whether you choose nitrous oxide, oral sedation, or otherwise isn’t a random choice. Instead, it’s something that requires some forethought regarding how you feel about dental care, the procedure you’ll be coming in for, and more! As for some specifics regarding how to go about this particular type of assessment and final determination, we think you’ll begin to get a feel for the process by starting off with our quiz.

Sedation: 3 Ways To Eventually Go Without It

Perhaps you are someone who has been enjoying the benefits of dental sedation but you sometimes wonder if you could get away without it. Will there ever be a day that you’ll feel ready to come in without the use of nitrous oxide, oral sedation, or IV sedation? First, remember that there’s no reason to ever feel like you need to “get over it” when it comes to your particular reasoning for using sedation. If it helps you feel at ease and it’s part of the reason you follow through with dental care, then by all means, feel free to use it! However, if you feel confident but would like some suggestions for the future, we’ve got them.

3 Things Sedation Will Help You Realize

If you currently rely on dental sedation, so you can come in for dental care without any stress or strain, you might not recognize that you’re doing more than just gaining a sense of tranquility. Whether you receive it once or multiple times, sedation can actually help you come to some serious, positive realizations about caring for your smile and your dental anxiety. Not sure you’ve ever considered such factors? Think through a few of them and you may find you feel even more confident about your choices.

Ready to fall in love with your smile, but not sure where to start? Send us a photo or a question of your smile, and Dr. Lathrop will respond!