Not wanting to go to the dentist isn’t always about fear and anxiety. Sometimes you just don’t want to do it. It’s not always fun or exciting, and it can feel strange to have someone poking around in your mouth. But for some patients, it’s...

For the majority of patients, dental sedation is perfectly safe and they experience few or no side effects when they use it. This is why it’s a great option for people who have invasive procedures, dental work that takes a long time, or who are...

When you’re afraid to go to the dentist, you might think you don’t have any options but to avoid it all together or go even though your knees are knocking. The truth is that dental sedation helps a lot of people get the care they...

Not everyone is afraid of the dentist, but a lot of people are, and it impacts their oral health every day. The things to be afraid of sometimes seem endless: drills, pain, needles, doctors, blood, having someone poking around in your mouth. You don’t have...

If you think dental sedation is only available for people who need invasive dental surgery or for patients too terrified to go to the dentist, think again. Yes, it can be used for that, but there are multiple situations where sedation is the best option...

When you’re in the grip of a serious fear like going to the dentist, needles, or dental procedures, it’s hard to feel anything but panic or terror. Dental fears are fairly common, from a little to a lot, in the U.S. That’s why dental sedation...

You tell yourself this time will be different. You’ll make the dentist appointment, go to the office, and have your teeth cleaned or that wisdom tooth removed. Instead of hiding your smile, you’ll be proud of it. Instead of dealing with that nagging pain, you’ll...

The vast majority of dental patients can use some form of sedation during a dental procedure to help reduce fears, calm anxieties or get through a long procedure with less stress. To make sure you’re a good candidate for any form of dental sedation, it’s...

No one wants their child to be afraid of anything, and definitely not necessary medical care like going to the dentist or seeing a doctor. Help your child visit the dentist without fear by making it a normal and not scary part of life. Have...

While neglecting your oral health might not harm you in the way that ignoring heart attack systems can, not seeing the dentist because you’re afraid can have a big impact on your life. Fear is the biggest reason why most people don’t go to the...

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