Sedation Dentist Scottsdale
One of the most frightening thing to kids and adults alike is a trip to the dentist but dentistry is not what it used to be. If you suffer from dental fears, you should look for a sedation dentist Scottsdale.
Dr. Steve Poulos of My Scottsdale Dentist sees patients on a daily basis with a wide array of fears. Some go way back from childhood and include memories of bad dental treatments.
It’s estimated that upwards of 15% of the US population suffer from dental fears of some kind and for many that fall into this category, their fear is so intense that they just don’t go the dentist ever.
Patients who avoid dental treatments all together due to anxiety and fear end up with serious dental health issues. Finding a sedation dentist Scottsdale, like Dr. Steve Poulos at My Scottsdale Dentist is the key to overcoming dental fears and restoring dental health.
A sedation dentist Scottsdale is trained in the various ways to use sedatives and other medical ways to ease a patient’s emotional discomfort. Some of the options include:
A sedation dentist Scottsdale will use a variety of sedation medications such as tranquillizers, depressants, anti-anxiety medications, laughing gas, etc. This has become the most commonly used form of sedation for patient s with sever dental phobias.
Oral sedation relaxes the patent allowing them to be more comfortable yet still awake and aware during the dental procedures. They take the edge of the patient making the overall experience less stressful.
In some extremely severe cases, a sedation dentist Scottsdale will use IV sedation.This type of sedation is not only safe but also very effective but it must be administered by a trained medical professional. IV sedation puts the dental patient into a state of deep relaxation.IV sedation produces either partial or full memory loss (amnesia) for the period of time that the patient is under.
For patients suffering from dental phobias, finding a sedation dentist Scottsdale is a life changing experience. My Scottsdale Dentist offers complete sedation dentistry services.
If you have been avoiding a trip to the dentist out of fear, give My Scottsdale Dentist a call and schedule a consultation to discuss how a sedation dentist Scottsdale can help you regain your dental health.