Anxiety, in any form, is partly about control, and it's no different with dental anxiety. Whether you faithfully head to the dentist's chair every six months, or your fear keeps you from visiting as often as you should. One primary way to decrease your dental...

It is estimated that up to 75 percent of American adults have some sort of fear or nervousness when visiting a dentist. Of that percentage, anywhere from five to ten percent have anxiety that can be classified as a dental phobia. With so many people...

Sedation dentistry has gained popularity in the last few years for many reasons. While those who are terrified of the dentist have benefited greatly, other groups of people may benefit from "sleep dentistry." Dentists offer several options to help patients relax during a procedure. No...

IV dental sedation is a form of sedation given intravenously. There are different types of sedatives available which place you into different levels of consciousness. You will not be aware of your surroundings, nor will you remember the procedure. Here are five procedures that may...

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