Dental anxiety refers to a fear or serious apprehension of visiting the dentist. If you have dental anxiety, then you may put off even minor preventive visits, such as checkup and cleanings. As you grow older, this can have an increasingly negative impact on your overall oral health. Fortunately, we can help with our dental… Read more »
Category: Sedation Dentistry
Did you know somewhere between 8% and 15% of the country experiences some form of dental anxiety? Dental anxiety means even the most routine procedures give someone pause. When people avoid seeing the dentist, minor issues can lead to serious complications, including damaged teeth, tooth loss, infection, and even periodontal disease. In order to help… Read more »
Be honest: How do you feel about visiting the dentist? Estimates show that between 8% and 15% of people in the United States experience some level of dental anxiety. This fear could mean avoiding routine dental care, allowing minor problems to evolve into very serious issues, such as tooth loss and periodontal disease. To ease… Read more »
Are you scared of the dentist? If so, we understand! Studies show that between 8% and 15% of people in the nation experience some form of dental anxiety. However, avoiding the dentist due to anxiety can mean your smile’s health and appearance suffers. To help patients with dental fears we offer calming dental sedation.
Do you or your child feel anxious about seeing the dentist? A fear of the dentist can mean avoiding crucial care that keeps your teeth and gums healthy and free of serious oral health issues. To calm our more nervous patients we may suggest dental sedation. Do you need the calming influence of sedation dentistry?
Do you have dental anxiety? This refers to a feeling of apprehension or nervousness about visiting the dentist. In extreme cases, a patient may avoid the dentist altogether. In order to help fearful patients feel calm when undergoing dental treatment the dentist may offer sedation dentistry. What are the benefits of sedation dentistry?
You may have seen advertisements in magazines or in your dentist’s office promoting “Sedation Dentistry” or you may have even spoken to a friend or family member who underwent a dental procedure with sedation. Or hey, maybe you just saw one of those funny “After the Dentist” videos on YouTube and wondered what’s up with… Read more »
Recent studies suggested anywhere between 8% and 15% of Americans are victims of dental anxiety. Fear of the dentist means avoiding necessary checkups and cleanings, which increases the risk of developing serious dental health problems. Fortunately, sedation dentistry provides a safe and comfortable way for even the most anxious patients to undergo vital dental treatment.
The kids are home for break and the temperature outside is rising, summer is officially here. In addition to neighborhood BBQs and trips to the beach, summer offers plenty of time for you and your family to visit the dentist. At Viva Dental, we offer the latest care to ensure healthy teeth and gums for… Read more »
Dentistry evolves as innovative treatments and methods are introduced. Nitrous oxide has been used to relieve discomfort and minimize dental fear since the 1840s, and sedation techniques have changed the way many people feel about their dental visits. Although these procedures have improved throughout history, making them safer and more effective than ever before, about… Read more »