Do you put off going to the dentist’s office despite having a horrible toothache because sitting on the chair gives you the jitters? Well, you are not alone. Thousands of people refuse to go to their dentist because they have a phobia of medical facilities. Fortunately, there’s a solution to that—sedation dentistry. In this blog, we will give you the lowdown on what it is and how it works.
As the name suggests, sedation dentistry is the use of medication to keep you calm during a dental procedure. Basically, the medication keeps you awake throughout the whole process but keeps you calm. There are four levels of sedation: minimal, moderate, deep, and general anesthetic.
Sedation is not a necessity for every procedure or every individual. Let’s take a look at when sedation is needed.
Now let’s take a look at the different types of sedation techniques used in sedation dentistry.
Dentists at Bay Smile Design are well aware of the anxiety a visit to the dentist’s office can cause. Hence, they use a calming agent to keep you relaxed throughout your procedure. So, book an appointment with us by calling us at (408) 830-0123 and let us ease your worries away and give you a permanent fix for your pain.