Category Archives: Sedation Dentistry

  1. How To Deal With Dental Anxiety

    Does the thought of coming to our office make you nervous? If so, you are not alone. A large number of adults express the same concern. There are a number of reasons that make people nervous to come to the dentist, such as bad prior experiences, fear of the unknown, or aversions to the sounds and smells. Whatever the reason, we want to help you conquer your fear and nerves and get the dental care you deserve. Continue reading to learn more about helpful relaxation tips to try and one fool-proof relaxation treatment we offer to our patients.

  2. Does The Dentist Make You Anxious?

    Have you found yourself avoiding the dentist due to anxiety? Maybe you need a procedure done and it is causing some apprehension, so you have been putting it off. Sedation dentistry makes it possible for those with dental anxiety to have a relaxing and anxiety-free experience. There are several types of sedation dentistry, but intravenous sedation provides the deepest relaxation.

  3. So Many Of Us Have Dental Phobia

    Do you find yourself putting off important dental treatments because you’re afraid of anxiety or fear? Or do you wonder why your family member has such a fear of going to the dentist, even if it’s just for a routine cleaning? Many Americans deal with dental phobia, or fear of the dentist. Some of these individuals are so fearful that they haven’t set foot in a dentist’s office in years. We want patients to know that we understand this fear, and that we offer a solution so that you or your loved one can get the dental care they deserve. Read more about how we help patients have a comfortable dental experience every visit.

  4. Fear Not

    Odontophobia is the technical term for dental anxiety or dental phobia. To a degree, being nervous about a dental visit is a normal reaction — an estimated 75% of Americans experience some level of fear of the dentist. 25% of Americans, however, are estimated to be dental phobic, according to a Businesswire.com article. This is characterized by a severe state of fear that makes an individual feel like something bad will happen during a dental treatment, so much so that they avoid going to the dentist entirely.