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How Sedation Dentistry Can Help You Like Going To The Dentist Again

If you start to feel panic and anxiety even when you hear the word, "dentist" then you likely suffer from dental anxiety. Dental anxiety is a common condition that a lot of patients face when they have to go into the dentist for a dental procedure like a cleaning, having a cavity filled, or a variety of other treatments. Because dentists saw how many of their patients were suffering from dental anxiety, they decided that they would create a solution called sedation dentistry so that patients like you can enjoy going to the dentist.

What Is Sedation Dentistry? 

Imagine going to your dentist feeling completely calm or being completely sedated for the entire procedure. Sedation dentistry does just that. How severe your anxiety is and the type of dental procedure that you are having done will determine what kind of sedation dentistry is better for you.

What Kinds Of Sedation Dentistry Are Out There? 

There are several types of sedation dentistry that your dentist may offer and recommend to you. Based on your anxiety level, those options include the following:

The best way to determine which sedation option is best for you is to schedule a consultation with your dentist beforehand. To learn more about sedation dentistry and your options, reach out to your dentist.