Some people who dream of improving their smile are too afraid to even book a dental consultation. If the idea of even entering a dentist’s office gets your heart racing, you should know that today there are more options than ever to help even the most anxious patients.
People who need dental work done but who also have dental anxiety often struggle with dental phobias and anxiety. It can be so crippling that it stops them from getting even basic dental care — which can be detrimental to your health.
At Madison Family Dental, we go to extensive efforts to make every patient as comfortable as possible during any dental exam or treatment procedure but we know that for some, their anxiety and stress-levels are so extreme that it can be debilitating. Dental phobias don’t have to stop you from getting the treatment you need and you can get the treatment you want — such as teeth whitening, dental veneers, or even dental implants. Sedation dentistry options are a game changer because even the most anxious patients can get the treatment they want without the associated feelings of stress or panic.
Learn More About Sedation Dentistry Options in Madison, TN
Different types of sedation dentistry exist, depending on the Madison, TN dental office you choose to work with. Those options range from nitrous oxide (laughing gas) to oral conscious sedation where you’re awake and semi-alert but much more relaxed, through to IV sedation where you sleep during the dental procedure.
Here at Madison Family Dental, we offer laughing gas (nitrous oxide) as well as oral conscious sedation.