Approximately 30 to 40 million people routinely avoid the dentist due to dental fear and anxiety. The emotions they experience when they consider a visit to the dentist range from uneasiness to being terrified. No matter what the cause may be, we have a solution to help you get the dental treatment you need, without the fear anxiety. Oral sedation is a small pill taken prior to your dental appointment that relaxes your nerves and eases your anxiety, so when you arrive to our office for your dental appointment, you can stay calm and comfortable. This is a light sedation, so you maintain full control and can openly communicate with our doctors as needed.
Almost anyone can be a candidate for sedation dentistry, but some patients that come to our office need help relaxing or calming their fear or anxiety for more specific reasons, such as: