Thanks to advancements in dentistry sedation is widely and readily available within the dental industry and utilized by our periodontists. Also, there are various types of sedation dentistry available depending on the patient’s comfort level and each one is designed to provide the patient with some relief and calm their nerves, so treatment is possible. Read below to learn about the top four reasons sedation dentistry might be right for you.
1. You Are in Control
For some patients the root of their fear is the lack of control they feel they would have during a dental visit especially if treatment is needed. Sedation could be used to relieve them of this fear
2.You Might Not Be as Fearful
If you suffer from dental anxiety, then you would benefit from sedation dentistry especially if your dental anxiety is so severe it has kept you from seeking necessary dental treatment.
3. You Will Not Feel Embarrassed
Often times when a patient has avoided the dentist for a long time this is partly because they have teeth that they’re embarrassed about. IV Sedation helps relax them to avoid embarrassment.
4. It Might Save Time
If you need to have a more complex procedure done, then it would beneficial if sedation was used. Sedation cuts down procedure time so it can be done in one visit instead of multiple visits.
Interested In Sedation Dentistry
If you are interested in sedation and if any of the above reasons resonate with you then it would be very beneficial if you reached out to our office to schedule a consult to learn about our IV sedation option.