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FAQs About IV Sedation Dentistry

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If you have a fear of the dentist or have ever had to have a lengthy dental procedure, you may already be familiar with the term sedation dentistry. Sedation dentistry is used to help patients relax in the dental chair. There are many forms of sedation dentistry, however, and not every dentist is equipped to…

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Don’t Let Fear Keep You From The Dentist

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All people on Earth have fears, both rational and irrational, that keep them from doing certain things in life. Those who have a severe fear of heights typically avoid roller coasters and balconies on high buildings. This fear does not usually interfere with their quality of life. However, some fears do interrupt life and cause…

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IV Sedation Dentistry

It has been estimated that 75% of Americans have some sort of anxiety about visiting the dentist. Of this 75%, almost one third have such fear about visiting the dentist’s office that they would rather deal with dental issues (to the point of tooth loss) than visit the dentist. This extreme dental phobia can have…

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Dental Phobia: More Common Than You Think

What do heights, small spaces, public speaking and visiting the dentist all have in common? The answer is that these are all common fears. If you have a dental phobia, you are certainly not alone.  In fact, statistics show that approximately 15% of Americans suffer from dental anxiety to some degree.  In some cases, the…

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Calming Dental Fears With Sedation Dentistry

Do your palms sweat when you think about visiting the dentist?  Does your heart race?  Have you avoided getting needed dental care in the past due to dental fears and anxiety associated with visiting the dentist?  If so, you may be suffering from a dental phobia.  Studies have shown that a high percentage of the…

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Don’t Let Your Fear of the Dentist Ruin Your Dental Health

Is a dental phobia or fear of the dentist negatively affecting your dental health?  If so, you are not alone.  It is estimated that about 15% of the population has some degree of fear and anxiety about going to the dentist.  This can range from a racing heart beat and sweaty palms to fear that…

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What Is A Root Canal Procedure?

Nothing strikes fear in the hearts of men and women more than a root canal procedure.  For some reason, this highly effective dental procedure that can be used to treat a tooth that has become infected or is severely decayed has received a bad reputation.  Most people think that root canals are really painful when,…

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Sedation Dentistry: What Is It?

Sedation Dentistry is a catch all term that can be used to describe dentistry that is performed while a patient is under some type of sedative medication or combination of medications. Nitrous Oxide is one form of Sedation Dentistry. Nitrous Oxide is a colorless, odorless gas that can be inhaled to produce a euphoric feeling…

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New Nasal Spray Could Make Dental Anesthesia Injections A Thing of The Past

According to recent studies, as many as 75% of the population report some degree of dental phobia.  For many, this fear is centered around dental anesthesia injections.  For most, it is inconceivable to think of undergoing dental procedures such as fillings or root canals without anesthesia injections.  However, for many, the thought of dental anesthesia…

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Sedation Dentistry: Is It For Me?

If your fear and anxiety about going to the dentist (dental phobia) is keeping you from getting the dental treatment you need to achieve and maintain optimal oral health, you may be a good candidate for Sedation Dentistry.  Sedation Dentistry involves the use of medications to help patients relax during dental procedures.  It can be…

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