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.

Quiz Questions: True or False?

  1. True or False: Whether your dislike of needles is just enough to keep you from receiving dental care or is something that is a true phobia, you should keep in mind that this is a very common feeling.
  2. True or False: If you’re someone who cannot receive injections because you are afraid of them, you might not be able to receive our usual dental sedation. However, we can help you find other ways to achieve deep relaxation.
  3. True or False: Fortunately, you have multiple options to choose from that do not include the use of needles if you want sedation for dental care that you feel is completely within reach.

Quiz Answers

  1. True. Did you know that this actually has a name? It’s known as trypanophobia and it affects about 1 out of every 10 people. That’s a lot of people, so rest assured that your dental anxiety in regard to this topic is not an isolated case.
  2. False. While IV sedation will not be an option for you, there are other types of dental sedation that will provide you with a deep sense of calm without the use of needles.
  3. True. The types of sedatives you may receive without worrying about injections include the following: Nitrous oxide, nitrous oxide plus oral sedation, or oral sedation.

Come In For Injection-Free Sedation

Learn more about the types of dental sedation that will work for your specific preferences by talking your feelings over with us. We invite you to schedule an appointment with your Katy, TX dentist at Lathrop Dental Center by calling 832-437-3849. We proudly welcome patients and families from Katy, Fulshear, Weston Lakes, Simonton, Richmond, Rosenberg, Brookshire, Wallis, Orchard, Cypress, Sealy, Columbus, and all surrounding communities.

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!