Sedation Dentistry Questions
Is sedation dentistry safe?
Sedation dentistry is today’s modern and safe way to take advantage of the cosmetic dentistry and general dentistry treatments you need with no stress. Smiles By Sands offers oral, and inhalation methods overseen by a skilled professional team who adhere strictly to the principles of conservative dosing and low-risk protocol. If you’ve been procrastinating about the dental care you need because of anxiety, sedation dentistry may be the answer.
Will sedation dentistry cure my dental anxiety?
Sedation dentistry uses a variety of medications to help you relax. Sedation dentistry, however, is not a “cure” for dental anxiety. At Smiles By Sands, many patients, especially those who mild to moderate anxiety who originally required sedation, are able to gradually move to getting treatment without sedation, because of their positive dental experiences. So, in a sense, while sedation dentistry does not ‘cure’ anxiety, it can help to retrain previous anxiety levels via positive dental experiences that reduce anxiety overall.
What treatments might be performed under sedation?
Nearly all types of cosmetic dentistry and general dentistry treatments can be performed by and Dr. Jason Sands with the help of sedation dentistry. It’s up to you to decide if every type of treatment will require sedation, or the same type of sedation, every time. Sedation can be used for:
- Porcelain veneers
- Tooth whitening
- Porcelain fillings
- White composite fillings
- Porcelain crowns
- Dental bonding
- Dental implants
What are the benefits of sedation dentistry?
Sedation dentistry helps fearful patients receive the dental care they need for a healthy mouth and gums and strong, beautiful teeth. Sedation dentistry can really be a lifesaver for many anxious patients, given new studies that prove a connection between substandard oral care and other life-threatening physical conditions and illnesses. Why not schedule a personal, one-on-one consultation with or Dr. Jason Sands to learn more?
Is sedation dentistry expensive?
Sedation dentistry can actually save you money in the long run, since your relaxed state allows several types of treatments and procedures to be combined and performed at the same time. If necessary, though, easy monthly payment plans and a variety of payment options make sedation dentistry affordable.
Most important is your dental health. Don’t put off getting the dental care you need because of anxiety or cost. Trust your dental health to Smiles By Sands in Valley Village, and discover how stress-free cosmetic dentistry can truly be. Please contact us today to schedule your free personal consultation.