If you have a fear of dental treatment, you’re not alone. According to Cleveland Clinic, 36% of people in the United States are afraid of dental care, with up to 12% claiming to have an extreme fear. Dentophobia is the technical term for people who dread going to the dentist, and it’s a common problem. […]
Category: Sedation Denistry
How Conscious Sedation Can Make Oral Surgery A Little Easier For The Nervous
Teeth and gums are highly sensitive, which is why it’s so common to be nervous about any type of oral procedure. Unfortunately, this fear often leads patients to put off much-needed treatments, which ultimately causes conditions like gum disease to get worse before they get better. However, pain management has been a top focus in dentistry for […]
When Do I Need Sedation Dentistry?
Sedation dentistry simply refers to the practice of general dentists or dental specialists in administering some form of sedation to help their patients better relax during various dental procedures. Who needs dental sedation and when? That’s a question that is impossible to answer in a single way. The answer will vary from person to person […]