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Reasons to Consider Sedation Dentistry

Posted on 10/31/2023 by Weo Admin
Woman in plaid pajamas sleeping on a floating cloud at Rogue Valley Dental CenterAre you one of the millions of people who avoid dentists due to the fear of injections and incisions? Sedation dentistry is a good option for you. Sedation dentistry makes dental treatment less painful and more comfortable.

Fear of Surgery

There are many reasons why people avoid visiting the dentist. For some, it is the fear of needles or the fear of surgeries and the pain that comes with it. Others have previous experiences which might have been bad and this may make them anxious about dental care. Some people do not also like the idea of someone being in charge of their mouths. Whatever the reason, avoiding the dentist can be accompanied by various consequences.

What is it and how does it work?

Sedation dentistry is a way of making dental care more comfortable for people who are anxious or are in fear of needles. There are different types of sedation, mild sedatives, which help you to relax, and general anesthesia, which puts you to sleep during the procedures. Sedation dentistry also helps you remember less of the procedure, which is good in case you are anxious about dental care.

Reasons to consider sedation dentistry

You should consider sedation dentistry if you are experiencing anxiety or fear when visiting the dentist. Fear can be a powerful emotion; it can hinder successful dental operations. It can make dental procedures seem like a daunting task; therefore, this dentistry can help you relax and feel more comfortable during the procedure.

Comfort during dental procedures is the main work of sedation dentistry, however, there are other reasons why you should consider it including, for people with acute pain, and if you have trouble getting numb from traditional anesthesia methods.

In conclusion, sedation dentistry is safe. The only catch is that some health conditions may increase the risk of complications within the procedure. For more information, book an appointment or call us.
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