Our team at Dental Group of Evergreen Park specializes in a number of sedation treatments that help patients who have higher-than-normal levels of dental anxiety or terror relax throughout their treatment. Patients in and around Evergreen Park & Oak Lawn, IL, can get sedation dentistry at Dental Group of Evergreen Park. We are aware that for the millions of adults who experience dental anxiety, going to the dentist can be a stressful or terrifying experience. This disorder is typically brought on by a negative dental experience or a generalized fear of dentists. Despite how frequent it is, you shouldn’t be afraid to visit our dentist office since we’ll make sure you’re comfortable the entire time.
Because they are afraid of the dentist or suffer from dental anxiety, a large majority of Americans avoid routine checkups. For those who are scared of the dentist, sedation dentistry is an ideal approach to give a safe, anxiety-free dental experience.
It’s a common misconception that sedation dentistry involves putting the patient to sleep. In actuality, the majority of sedatives permit the patient to be awake throughout the procedure. While nitrous oxide, oral conscious sedation, and IV sedation only serve to lessen anxiety during the dentist visit, certain medications have the side effect of making you sleepy. Due to the fact that many sedatives may be administered orally, sedation dentistry is quite common. This implies that even if you have a fear of needles, you can benefit from sedation dentistry. Sedation dentistry is the best choice for both the patient and the dentist because safety and compliance are two essential components of treatments.
There are two main sedation techniques that dental patients rely on during care:
With both of the above sedation methods, local anesthesia is used in the specific treatment area so that patients don’t feel a thing during their treatment, as this specific treatment area is numbed during treatment.
If you receive sedation dentistry, it’s vital that you receive transportation to and from the dental office and not operate a car or other machinery. Your dentist will typically analyze how you feel after treatment to make sure that you are fit to leave office and return home. Upon returning from sedation dentistry care, get plenty of rest and drink plenty of water as to recover efficiently from your care
If you request or require sedation dentistry, our team at Dental Group of Evergreen Park will consult with each patient regarding their own sedation needs and will create the best sedation plan for them. Get in touch with out team today to discuss sedation dentistry at our office in Evergreen Park!
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