Sedation Dentistry: How Sedation Dentistry Can Calm Your Anxiety

Dental Patient Under Sedation

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A vast majority of the population suffers from dental anxiety. It is actually estimated that more than 10% of Palm Harbor, FL adults avoid going to the dentist because of how severe their dental anxiety is. 


Causes of Dental Anxiety

There are quite a few reasons people experience anxiety about dentists including the following:

  • Fear of pain
  • Feeling helpless
  • Bad gag reflex
  • Embarrassment
  • Negative experiences

Sedation is the Solution

Thanks to advancements in sedation dentistry, it is now easier than ever to reduce your dental anxiety. Also, there are many forms of sedation that can be utilized and doing so helps patients no matter what form of anxiety they are dealing with. Also, while the sedation helps to calm the patient and help them relax it also works to help the doctor treat you more efficiently.


Schedule Your Consultation

If you are experiencing dental anxiety especially if it is keeping you from seeking important dental work then it would be beneficial if you reached out to our office in Palm Harbor, FL to schedule a consultation with our doctors, Dr. Dan KnellingerDr. Stacey Verkler, & Dr. Carol Bou-Sliman. They can discuss our sedation options with you and create a customized treatment plan for you as well.

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