What is sedation? Sedation dentistry, a term that describes the methods used to manage patient pain and anxiety, allows dentist to help people relax while at the same time allowing patients to respond to physical stimulation and verbal command.
Who should use sedation dentistry? Sedation dentistry is ideal for patients who have: A high level of fear or anxiety, suffered past traumatic dental experiences, difficulty in getting numb, an overactive gag reflex, very sensitive teeth, complex dental problems, the need to squeeze several procedures into a limited time period, a fear of needles and shots, a strong dislike of the noises, smells and taste associated with dental care, and TMJ-related difficulties where it is uncomfortable to open their mouth for extended periods.
Which forms of sedation dentistry are offered at Pleasant Family Dentistry? We offer several sedation methods depending on your needs including nitrous oxide, oral sedation (which involves pills or liquid taken through the mouth), and IV sedation.
Schedule a consultation to determine which method is right for you!
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