Regular visits to your dentist are important, not just for a healthy, beautiful smile – but as part of your overall health. For some, a much needed dental appointment causes feelings of anxiety that prevent them from enjoying optimal dental care. If the idea of sitting in the dental chair makes your nervous, your dentist can help with dental sedation.
What Is Dental Sedation?
Depending on the level of your anxiety and the nature of your dental procedure, your dentist may offer a variety of sedation techniques. Mild sedation can give you a sense of calm by simply taking a pill prior to your appointment. If more sedation is needed, an additional dose or nitrous oxide gas can be administered to put you at ease. For the deepest sedation needs, intravenous sedatives can be given so you can peacefully sleep through your dental treatment.
For the average person, dental sedation is a wonderful aid to achieving a peaceful, positive dental experience. Keep these things in mind when discussing sedation with your dentist:
Don’t let anxiety keep you from a beautiful, healthy smile. Speak to your dentist today to see if sedation is right for you.
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