The Safety of Sedation Dentistry
Sedation dentistry is both safe and effective for all dental treatments. If you have fear or anxiety about going to your dentist, you can rest assured that a dentist who has sedation dentistry will be fully equipped to cater to your special needs. You can even begin oral sedation treatment before you arrive at the office to feel very comfortable and calm for your dental procedure by the time you arrive. In fact, it is important not to postpone dental treatment that you need because dental issues can progress over time.
Dentists who perform sedation dentistry receive special training to utilize the many forms of sedation dentistry. Sedation dentistry involves the use of one or more tools to keep you relaxed during and after your dental procedure. During sedation dentistry, you remain awake, but sleepy. You may not even remember details of the procedure. In addition, you may want to stay away from stimulants, such as, coffee, before your dental visit because stimulants can add to anxiety. Sedation dentistry may also assist with preventing stress related emergencies, such as, fainting.
Since the advent of sedation dentistry, more people have not been intimidated by dentistry and welcome the refreshing changes in their smiles with general and cosmetic dentistry. Thousands of people across the U.S. use sedation dentistry to have the best dental experience. The good news is that you can function normally with sedation dentistry and can feel relieved that you are no longer inhibited by the thought of dentistry.
If you are interested in general or cosmetic dentistry, contact Austin dentist Dr. Mark Sweeney for a consultation at 512-380-1300.