At Putnam Dental Associates, we know that for some patients, a visit to the dentist can cause anxiety. For others, health conditions such as arthritis can make it very uncomfortable to sit in the dentist’s chair for extended periods. That is why we provide our patients with the best options available in sedation dentistry. Your dentist can review your medical history and help you decide which sedation option is best for you. We want your dental experience at Putnam Dental to be as calm and comfortable as possible.
If you have a moderate to severe need for sedation, oral medications may be a great choice for you. We offer several different types of oral sedation that are typically administered the night before or day of your procedure. In fact, with this option, you can be sedated for up to eight hours at a time.
Whether you struggle from dental anxiety, an active gag reflex, or trouble sitting for long periods of time, sedation therapy can help put your mind and body at ease. Below are some advantages associated with sedation:
We know that dental anxiety and fear is a very real concern. It can keep you from attending routine dental exams. In turn, you may experience pain and suffering due to tooth decay and gum disease. Your comfort and care is our ultimate priority. Therefore, we will do our best to make sure your dental experience is a safe and comfortable one.
If you find yourself in pain and avoiding the dentist due to anxiety, sedation dentistry can provide you with a safe, stress-free dental experience.