Forms of Sedation Dentistry

It will probably come as no surprise to anyone that a recent study found that 30% of Americans avoid the dentist due to fear or anxiety. There’s nothing comfortable about a dental visit. It has anxiety similar to receiving vaccinations; no one wants to get them and there’s a chance they will hurt, but we get them anyway because they’re important for our health.

However, several dentists–including your Frisco dentist–do employ the use of sedation dentistry to not only relax patients, but to also give them a positive dental experience to cut down on future anxiety.

There are different forms of sedation dentistry. The most common is the IV, but if you’re already squeamish about needles, then you’ll want to ask your dentist if he or she offers other methods. [..Read More]