Reasons To Consider Sedation Dentistry

Reasons To Consider Sedation Dentistry

Posted by DR. PENG Jun 03,2022

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Do you fear or hate dental visits and skip your dental appointments? Sedation dentistry is for you. Sedation dentistry is a method of using medication to ease anxieties or fears about going to the dentist. It can help you get through procedures that might otherwise make you uncomfortable.

Sedation dentistry is a wonderful option for patients that feel stressed or anxious about their dental treatment. It is appropriate for patients of all ages and can provide a relaxing experience without making you completely unconscious.

Patients with severe dental phobia or anxiety often choose sedation dentistry because it allows them to relax and feel calm.

Reasons to get sedation dentistry

Here are the reasons why one should opt for sedation dentistry

  • No fear of the dentist

Some people are afraid of going to the dentist. This can be a real obstacle when it comes to keeping up with recommended treatment. Fortunately, there are sedation dentistry options available to help patients feel relaxed and at ease during dental procedures. If you suffer from dental anxiety, sedation dentistry may be the right choice for you.

  • No needles

Many people are scared of needles, but with sedation dentistry, you don’t have to be. For those who fear needles, laughing gas is an ideal sedation option that helps them relax during their dental procedures. 

  • No pain

You may not realize it, but going to the dentist can be painful. While you may not experience pain during every routine cleaning and checkup, you may anticipate the discomfort. The use of dental sedation can save you from this pain and work well even for people with extreme dental anxiety.

  • No gag reflex

Some patients have a sensitive gag reflex. If this applies to you, then you know that the added stress of having dental work performed is too much to handle. Swallowing can be painful, and you just want to get it over with as quickly as possible. With sedation dentistry, you can do just that. It relaxes you, so you’re calm, and your gag reflex is almost completely eliminated.

  • No anxiety

Sedation dentistry offers patients a way to feel relaxed and calm while getting the dental treatment they need. Through the use of medication or other methods, we can make you feel calm and comfortable. This can lead to you getting the care you need to maintain your oral health and your beautiful smile.

  • Quicker dental appointments

Since sedation dentistry allows the dentist to perform dental procedures quickly without any patient interruptions in between, this means quicker appointments for the patients.

The fear of the dentist affects several aspects of your life. It may mean you suffer from poor dental health due to delayed visits to the dentist. It may mean you experience stress or anxiety leading up to an appointment. It may even be a roadblock to getting important procedures done.

Sedation dentistry is a way to combat dental phobia and get through the procedure without feeling any pain or anxiety.

To learn more about sedation dentistry, schedule an appointment with iSmile Dental Group Ohio. We are located at 1151 Bethel Road Suite #301, Columbus, OH 43220. Contact us at (614) 459-3229 or visit our website for more information. 

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