Calming Down An Anxious Patient Through Oral Sedation

by Candace

Perhaps you have had trauma with dentists back when you were young and you still carry it with you until adulthood. Whatever your reasons may be, your fear of the dentist is the biggest reason you’re avoiding a dental appointment all these years.

This fear, however, will have drawbacks on your oral health. One way or another, you’ll have to confront your fear and visit a dentist. Good thing there is something that can calm you down: sedation dentistry.

Relaxing in the Dentist’s Chair

Some people would rather suffer a toothache than step into “a lion’s den”, and this is not good for his overall health. Also known as “sleep dentistry”, sedation dentistry, offered by Charlotte, NC dentists, uses medication on different levels to help patients relax during dental procedures.