Sedation Dentistry

How to Deal With Dental Anxiety: Treatment Options and Sedation Dentistry

Posted by on Jan 14, 2019 in Blog, Dental Anxiety, Fear of the Dentist, Sedation Dentistry | 0 comments

 What is Dental Anxiety? Dental anxiety is used to describe any form of fear or stress associated with visiting a dental office. It could be connected with an anxiety disorder, but it’s also very common among those in perfect mental health. There could be triggers, such as needles or drills, or the anxiety could be triggered by the office itself. Some people may experience such an extreme form of dental anxiety that they avoid going to the dentist altogether.   Make Your Stress Free Dental Appointment Today!   How to Get Over Your Fear of Going to the Dentist   You don’t have...

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Why Use Sedation Dentistry?

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in Blog, Sedation Dentistry | 0 comments

Why Use Sedation Dentistry?

Are you afraid of the dentist? It’s OK- you can admit it! Experiencing anxiety in the dentist’s chair is nothing out of the ordinary- in fact, many adults report feelings of stress and fear when visiting the dentist even for a simple, routine exam. If your apprehension has been holding you back from making it to the dentist’s office for regular checkups or highly necessary dental work, now may be the time to explore sedation dentistry. Advanced Dental Specialists is here for our Vancouver, WA- area residents who are looking for a calming, relaxing way to mitigate their feelings of anxiety...

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Sedation Dentistry: Types of Sedation

Posted by on Mar 5, 2017 in Dental Implants, Sedation Dentistry | 0 comments

Sedation Dentistry: Types of Sedation

Sedation dentistry can help people who are anxious about dental procedures. With sedation, you will be asleep, so you won’t have to bear the anxiety or pain involved in your care. Types of Sedation for Sedation Dentistry There are many different types of sedation available. This is what we use at my clinic for sedation dentistry in Vancouver, WA. Inhaled Sedation Inhaled sedation produces a minimal sedative effect. It is most often used to help you reduce anxiety or fear about going to the dentist. The drug is nitrous oxide, which is delivered to you through a face mask. You will feel...

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What Is Sleep Dentistry

Posted by on Feb 10, 2017 in Blog, Sedation Dentistry | 0 comments

What Is Sleep Dentistry

Are you wondering what is sleep dentistry? If so, you’re in the right place. A periodontist in Vancouver, WA can help you understand what sleep dentistry is, and how it can help you conquer your anxiety over dental procedures. What Is Sleep Dentistry Sleep dentistry is also referred to as sedation dentistry. It’s when a dentist will use sedation to make you sleep through a dental procedure. Once the procedure is complete, you will be woken up.  About Sedation Dentistry Sedation dentistry is a specialty dental service that involves the administration of a sedative drug. If you...

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