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How Oral Conscious Sedation Works

May 14th, 2018 | By

Oral conscious sedation can help patients who have a fear of the dentist or patients who find it difficult to sit in a chair for a long time. Dental fear and anxiety can prevent patients from going to the dentist even when they experience pain and need treatment. Oral sedatives can help patients obtain a

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Do You Need an Adult Special Needs Dentist?

May 9th, 2018 | By

  Finding a great dentist can be challenging enough on its own. Finding a dentist who takes the time to understand a special needs patient can be downright frustrating. A lot of dental practices deal in bulk and want to get patients in and out of their appointments as quickly as possible. If you care

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Why Discuss Your Medical History Before Opting for Oral Sedation?

Apr 22nd, 2018 | By

Maintaining your oral health by visiting the dentist regularly or at the first sign of a dental issue is important. However, some patients feel fear or anxiety at the thought of a dental appointment, which hinders them from receiving the care that they need. Oral sedation can alleviate apprehension prior to a dental appointment. Although

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4 Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

Apr 2nd, 2018 | By

Annual dental cleanings and examinations, coupled with practicing good oral hygiene at home, help patients maintain a healthy mouth. Although visiting the dentist twice a year for preventive care might seem like a reasonable frequency, some patients still worry about the visit or have certain health conditions that make going to the dentist for any

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How Sedation Dentistry Can Help You

Mar 24th, 2018 | By

Daily care, such as brushing and flossing, and biannual visits to the dentist are equally important parts of maintaining good dental health. Additionally, when you have issues such as tenderness or pain in your gums or teeth, you should schedule an appointment with your trusted dentist as soon as possible. Although many people understand the

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Sedation Can Help Ease Dental Fear and Anxiety

Mar 10th, 2018 | By

Practicing good dental hygiene habits such as brushing twice a day and flossing daily can help you maintain excellent oral health. But even then, you might need to visit the dentist for accidents that result in a chipped or broken tooth, or if you suspect that a cavity may have begun expanding in that distant

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How Does Conscious Sedation Help Dental Anxiety?

Feb 14th, 2018 | By

Conscious sedation in dentistry is a gentle form of sedation that helps patients conquer their fears and anxieties, for a more pleasant experience while they have their oral health needs attended. Conscious sedation is quite different from “sleep dentistry,” which uses stronger intravenous medication to induce general anesthesia. Conscious sedation is usually far more convenient

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How Are Dental Sedation and Anesthesia Used During an Appointment?

Feb 13th, 2018 | By

Visiting the dentist regularly and at the first sign of any issues helps patients keep up with their oral health. Dental fear and dental anxiety, two related, but distinct conditions, can prevent people from seeking essential care when they have dental issues. Dr. Denes in Fresno, CA can help ease the fear, anxiety, and discomfort

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How is Sedation Dentistry Different from “Sleep Dentistry”?

Jan 23rd, 2018 | By

You’ve probably heard the term “sleep dentistry” used in common parlance, but it’s actually somewhat misleading. It most certainly is not the same thing as sedation dentistry. Sedation dentistry refers to the use of mild sedatives and nitrous oxide gas to induce a more relaxed state during and before dental appointments. Are you interested in

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Don’t Like Losing Control? Dental Sedation May Help!

Jan 4th, 2018 | By

Are you one of the many people who avoid the dentist because you don’t like how it feels to lose control? Dental sedation does not induce unconsciousness, but instead helps you have a calmer, more relaxed experience. For many patients, sedation is a welcome option that can help you put your dental anxiety on hold. Unfortunately, some

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