Rest Easy…With Sedation Dentistry

Are you too afraid to visit the dentist? Do you wish that you could feel relaxed during your next dental appointment? Have you been delaying calling a dentist because of your anxiety? Would you like to have complex dental treatment performed in one easy visit, instead of splitting the work across multiple visits? During dental treatments, do you need to have something stronger than Novocain? In pain or maybe ashamed to reveal your smile, but have felt too anxious to contact a dentist for help?

If “yes” was your answer, sedation dentistry offers solid solutions for you.

Sedation dentists throughout the Greater Phoenix area offer different types of sedation dentistry: laughing gas (nitrous oxide sedation dentistry, oral sedation dentistry (also referred to as “conscious sedation dentistry” or “sleep dentistry”), and IV sedation dentistry (general anesthesia).

If you, or someone you love, have been avoiding a trip to the dentist for awhile now, consider an appointment with a sedation dentist who can make the next dental visit a pleasant one.  Start your journey to better dental health, and overall health, today!

Sedation dentistry is offered exclusively by experienced dentists throughout Phoenix, including offices in Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler, Glendale, Mea, Peoria, Sun Valley, and Queen Creek, Arizona.

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Fast Facts About Sedation Dentistry

Below are some fast facts about sedation dentistry.

Types Of Sedation: The three main types of sedation for dentistry are nitrous oxide, oral sedation, and IV sedation.

History Of Laughing Gas: Laughing gas (nitrous oxide) has been used in dentistry since the 1800s.

Driving Home: You can drive yourself home after receiving laughing gas. But if you have oral sedation or IV sedation, you’ll need someone else to drive you home.

Laughing Gas For Cleanings: Laughing gas can be used for dental cleanings, to help you relax.

Benefits Of Sedation: The best benefit of sedation is that it allows people to receive dental treatment, in a comfortable way, that can lower their anxiety.

Trouble Getting Numb: If you have trouble getting numb, sedation can be an alternative to Novocain.

Sedation Dentists: Not all dentists in the Phoenix area offer sedation dentistry, and few offer all three types of sedation.

Dental Anxiety: Dental anxiety and fear is far more common than you might think, and sedation can offer an effective solution.

Pediatric Sedation Dentistry: Depending on the age of children and the dental procedure, sedation can be an option.

Sedation Covered By Insurance: Some forms of sedation, for certain types of procedure, are covered by dental insurance plans.

Strong Gag Reflex: If you have a strong gag reflex, sedation can either relax you (laughing gas), make you less conscious of the procedure (oral sedation), or make you unconscious (IV sedation).

Dental Health And Overall Health: It’s important to regain and maintain good dental health, because poor dental health has been tied to general health problems, such as strokes, heart problems, and diabetes.