Posted by: Dealon Dental - A DC Dental Company | December 1, 2011

Put Your Fears at Ease with Sedation Dentistry

dental supply companyIt’s sometimes surprising to learn just how many people fear the dentist. Out of all the doctors, the dentist is purposely avoided at all costs by thousands of Americans, 30% to be more precise. Some will ignore tooth pain and other oral problems because the fear is so debilitating. But dental phobia comes at a price. Proper dental care is forgone, compromising the health of one’s mouth.

But as of recently, sedation dentistry has been popping up all over the nation to put people’s fears to rest. Sedative drugs, which can be administered multiple ways, are used to relax the patient and put them in a calmer state. The most popular technique today is the use of oral sedatives, because needles can be an entirely new problem for many! Although you are not fully asleep, many patients don’t recall much of the appointment, feeling as though they slept through the entire procedure.

Sedation dentistry is not only beneficial for longer, more intense oral procedures, but it can be a relaxing option for those just in need of a routine checkup. However, you will need someone to take you home after it’s done since you will still feel a little “out of it.” With quelled fears, these patients are more likely to take better care of their oral health with dental hygiene products.

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