Sedation dentistry is the use of pharmacological agents to calm and relax a dental patient prior to and during a dental appointment which also allows more dental work to be performed in a single visit.
If you are one of the many fearful people who shudder at the thought of going to the dentist, fear not. If you are one of the many fearful people who tense up at the thought of a simple dental teeth cleaning, fear not, and finally, if you are one of the many fearful people who would rather tolerate the pain of a toothache rather than getting it repaired, fear not. Dr. Taylor, at The Mount Pleasant Dentist, can help! The Mount Pleasant Dentist offers sedation dentistry. Sedation dentistry may somewhat lessen your anxiety, depending on your intensity of fear, and you can request it for any dental treatment ranging from a routine dental check up to restorative procedures.
The Mount Pleasant Dentist realizes that no one really enjoys visiting the dentist. Please let us know your concerns. We want you to be as relaxed as possible while we tend to your dental needs.
Sedation dentistry is similar to sedation procedures used in other medical procedures, which put you in a tranquil and trouble-free mood by the use of sedatives. Dr. Taylor uses the most up-to-date sedation and anesthesia techniques available: laughing gas, local anesthesia, oral sedation, and IV sedation. Your dental procedure may require one of these methods or a combination of more than one to achieve a tolerable comfort level for you.
You will experience quite a few benefits when you elect to use sedation dentistry; however, the most beneficial results are
Dr. Taylor will discuss your level of dental fear to determine if sedation dentistry is right for you, but if you find that any of the following circumstances keeps you from seeking your needed dental work, then, yes, sedation dentistry is right for you.
Again, Dr. Taylor or one of his well-trained staff will gladly talk about your dental concerns to determine the sedation method right for you. Consider sedation dentistry. It is a simple, relaxing way to achieve a relaxed, anxiety-free dental experience.