FAQs: Will I Be Able To Receive Sedation?

FAQs: Will I Be Able To Receive Sedation?

There are a lot of big questions you might want to have answered. Fortunately, when you’re curious about different dental sedation types and their effects, you can find information on our website. What about whether sedation is something that we will be happy to provide for you, you wonder? How can you find out about whether you’re a candidate, if it’s in the cards for you, etc.? We encourage you to started with our FAQs session and then to bring any further questions to our attention ASAP!

How Does Nitrous Oxide Work?

Do you have dental anxiety? This refers to nervousness or outright fear of the dentist, meaning you avoid seeing the doctor for even minor checkups and cleanings. Estimates show between 8% and 15% of the nation experience some level of anxiety about dental work, and unfortunately avoiding the dentist means the risk of oral health concerns, such as tooth decay, infection, gum disease, and even tooth loss, increases. Fortunately, we can offer sedation to help anxious patients relax and undergo treatment. In this blog, we’re going to focus on one in particular: How does nitrous oxide work, and is the right choice for you?

Your Questions: Special Needs Dental Care

When you’re looking for a practice that offers special needs dental care, you can feel very hesitant to schedule a visit. What you’re looking for is a team that offers relaxing care for yourself or your loved one but it can feel a little scary to simply hope for the best. To put your mind at ease and to help you feel more certain regarding the care we offer, we encourage you to make your way through questions we frequently receive and our answers. Of course, we also hope you will call us today to ask questions and schedule your visit!

3 Major Reasons To Choose Oral Sedation

As wonderful as it is to realize you can choose dental sedation for trips to the dentist that are far less nerve-wracking, you might discover that selecting the option that seems best for you is at first a little confusing. As you learn more about different types of sedation with us, you will quickly see that making a decision is not a monumental task. Today, we’d like to cover some reasons a patient might prefer oral sedation over other selections. Ready? Let’s go!

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