Have You Heard These Nitrous Oxide Myths?

Have You Heard These Nitrous Oxide Myths?

It’s always a bit of a mystery how misinformation gets out into the world. No one seems to know who started it. Maybe someone heard it from a “friend of a friend.” Maybe someone in your office read something on the internet. Maybe your cousin’s sister’s cousin had it happen. The best place to come for answers are experts who specialize in the area of dental sedation. Having accurate information, rather than myths or mistaken information can help insure you are comfortable during any dental procedure.

Sedation: Things You Can Do ASAP For Your Smile

So, you want to learn more about dental sedation. You even think you might be ready to begin scheduling visits (since sedation is on the table as an option and all). However, the reality of the situation is not exactly the same as the idea. While you can imagine it, putting it into motion might still feel a little out of reach. No problem. If you’re new to the possibility of sedation and perhaps it’s been awhile since your last checkup and cleaning, we can help get you started on making movement with a couple simple baby steps!

Sedation: 3 Reasons To Stop Talking Yourself Out Of It

Part of you wants to schedule dental care, part of you insists that it won’t be a good experience, and yet another part of you might feel like maybe you’re overthinking the whole thing and should probably just wait a while longer. Throw the option of dental sedation into the mix and you just might find yourself facing the exact same dilemma! You know that it will help but you may still end up talking yourself out of it. We have some reasons you should stop doing this and, instead, simply give us a call.

Don’t Like Needles? Take This Quiz!

If you don’t like needles then you might be someone who tends to steer clear of dental care altogether. Unfortunately, this is not at all beneficial for your oral health. Now, ready for some good news? You’re not without options for receiving all of the care you need for your smile even if the idea of injections petrifies you. We offer dental sedation that will work for your needs. Didn’t know this was the case? Learn more by taking our quiz.

Why You Shouldn’t Listen To Friends About Sedation

It can be oh so easy to go to your friends as you’re making decisions for yourself. After all, if they’re your main support system (or at least part of it), then it’s only natural to look for them for assistance! While we do not suggest you avoid talking about your dental health with your friends, we do encourage you to remember that you might not want to take their advice on dental sedation as fact. Why not? Well, there are multiple reasons.

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!