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Sedation Dentistry

Do you need a dental treatment, but feel nervous about visiting your dentist? Don’t get devastated of your dental phobia. Most people are afraid to visit a dentist, usually because of their bad experience in the past. However, due to the new technologies today, you don’t need to worry anymore about heading to the dentist’s office. If you need a dental care, go to the dentist and you will surely have a great dental experience.

Sedation dentistry is one of the most crucial dental treatment procedures that involves medication in order to help patients become more relaxed during the procedure. Dentists are using this dental treatment procedure in order to help patients feel more comfortable during their visit. This is because sedation dentistry can help to reduce and eliminate the fear of a patient who wants to have a dental treatment.

Sedation dentistry helps a lot to reduce anxiety and pain that you feel during your dental treatment. This can help you not to feel the pain during your dental treatment procedures. The sedation dentistry techniques help to reduce your anxiety and it can even reduce the number of visits because your dentist can accomplish more of your dental treatment while you are comfortable and relax.

Sedation dentistry is a safe option that can ensure the patient to have a comfortable, painless, and positive dental experience. It is usually called as sleep dentistry though you are not really asleep. This makes you feel more relaxed and stress - free. This service of dentistry opened doors to many people around the world who avoided their dental care and are not being treated due to fear and anxiety.

Effective Sedation Dentistry Options
A sedation dentistry has many different methods like inhalation, intravenous, and oral sedation.

Nitrous Oxide
This is a very effective and safer sedative procedures for an anxious patient. It is mixed with the pure oxygen that inhaled by the patient by using a mask that fit in a patient’s nose. That’s why Nitrous oxide helps you feel more relaxed and even enjoy your dental appointment.

Oral Sedation Dentistry
An oral sedation dentistry is the best option for those patients who are afraid of needles. Commonly, this requires many medication during your dental treatment procedures. Oral sedation dentistry will not make the patient asleep during the procedure but it makes your senses dull and not feel the pain.

Intravenous Sedation
This type of sedation is being administered directly and the patient will immediately take the effect. Some patients who undergo this dental procedure fall asleep through the entire procedure.

Advantages of Sedation Dentistry
Aside from the different types and procedures of the sedation dentistry, it has also advantages to patients, and these are the following:

  • Effective alleviation of pain and anxiety
  • Dental procedure takes less time
  • Experience immediate effects
  • Few side effects

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