Do you hide your smile, put up with pain, or avoid going to the dentist? safe and effective oral sedation techniques now mean that you can have dental treatments done quickly and experience little or no discomfort, even with invasive treatments.
Do you worry about going to the dentist? if so, sedation dentistry could be the answer you’ve been waiting for. For many anxious patients, this is a huge relief. It’s important to bear in mind that the need for a dental treatment will never go away. For example, tooth decay or gum disease does not go away on it’s own, the problem will get worse and spread to other teeth, meaning that a tooth or multiple teeth may have to be extracted. Treatment can quickly become more invasive, complex, painful and expensive. At the same time this will have a negative effect on the appearance of your smile and your confidence and self esteem.
Once you have tried and benefited from sedation dentistry you won’t worry about going to the dentist any more. Your dentist will sedate you sufficiently so that you are unaware of the treatment, as if in a light sleep. You will wake up and have little or no memory of your treatment at all. Because patients are in complete comfort, not anxious or nervous, years or dental treatments can be performed in a single visit, or a couple of visits if required. The reason nervous patients sometimes need several treatments is for the exact reasons stated above, dental problems do not go away of their own accord, even with an excellent home dental care routine.
As you will be totally completely comfortable, your dentist can carry out any and all necessary dental treatments. Crowns and dentures can be replaced, gum health can be restored, tooth whitening, bonding and a whole range of restorative and cosmetic treatments can be carried out.
The benefits are unsurpassed, imagine having the confidence to smile without hiding your smile or your teeth, and the freedom to enjoy all your favourite meals. This is why sedation dentistry changes lives for people who are fearful of dental treatments, and even setting foot inside a dental clinic.
You would be given a small pill, which is taken one hour before your dental treatment. You will then be accompanied to the dental office, or you will take your pill in the dental office and wait for your treatment appointment in the reception area. By this time, you will be very drowsy. You will then be taken to the comfort room, where you will also be monitored. You will then be taken into the treatment room after which you will gradually come round and can relax after your treatment.
To find out more about sedation dentistry, you can contact your dental practice and ask about treatment. You can explain that you feel nervous or anxious and would like to discuss sedation dentistry. Do not put off going to the dentist – you can benefit from sedation dentistry to improve your oral health and smile today.