Sedation Dentistry: How Dentists Deal with Patient Fears

by Candace

Going to the dentist can be a frightening experience for more than a handful of people what with all the needles that go inside our mouth. It does not help that dentists evoke memories of someone hovering over us complete with a cover over their mouth and a bright light similar to what movies present during “alien abduction”. Fortunately, dentists have a way of making their patients at ease, depending on the situation.

The Basics of Sedation Dentistry

Sedation Dentistry is one of the ways dentists deal with anxious clients as well as those who have sensitive gag reflex. It can come in different levels of intensity depending on the situation, with the most minimal allowing you to be fully conscious yet relaxed.