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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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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 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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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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Questions to Ask Your Sedation Dentist

Dec 28th, 2017 | By

Certain dental procedures require the need for stronger sedation other than local anesthesia. You may also want sedation if you suffer from dental anxiety or have difficulty numbing. It is the sedation dentist’s job to make sure you receive excellent care and remain comfortable throughout your entire procedure. Before undergoing any procedure or sedatives, there

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Types of Medications Used for Dental Sedation

Dec 13th, 2017 | By

You know it’s been too long since you last visited the dentist, but the very thought of picking up the phone and calling brings heightened anxiety. The last time you went wasn’t pleasant and you don’t want a repeat experience. Does this sound familiar to you? Are you one of the 40 million Americans who

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Avoiding Dentistry Due to a Sensitive Gag Reflex

Apr 28th, 2017 | By

Everyone has a natural gag reflex built into the body’s system that is designed to prevent choking when an unusually large or harmful object touches the roof of your mouth, back of your tongue, or soft tissues in your throat. However, it is estimated that around 15% of people have a hyperactive gag reflex that

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Does Sedation Dentistry Help With Dental Phobia?

Apr 28th, 2017 | By

Dental phobia is a legitimate issue that can prevent patients of all ages from visiting the dentist year after year. For some, what once occurred as a result of a bad childhood dental experience, grew into a deep, gut-wrenching and debilitating fear, causing them to avoid the dentists at all cost as an adult. Dental

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