Sedation dentistry and twilight anesthesia are quite common in cosmetic dentistry. It assists in easing the anxiety some patients experience when undergoing dental work. There are many options for sedation that range in levels of sedation. These include anesthesia, laughing gas, and pill-form sedation. While it’s widely understood that sedatives help reduce dentophobia, there are some other reasons why you may love sedation dentistry. Our five favorite reasons for choosing sedation dentistry are:
It’s common knowledge that many children fear visiting the dentist, however, a significant portion retains that fear in adulthood. Technologies in sedation dentistry allow you to face those fears. Whether you have high anxiety or have had a negative experience, sedatives will help calm you and prepare you for the dental work ahead. You may have put off work you really needed done because of your fear. No longer should anyone have to skip another visit to their dentist! Good oral health is the foundation for good overall health, and failing to visit your dentist in Beverly Hills on a regular basis for cleanings and prevention because of fear is detrimental to your health. You may have not even considered changing the appearance of your smile because of your anxiety, however, with sedation dentistry you’ll have many reasons to smile and you’ll look great while doing it.
One of the main reasons people fear going to the dentist is the fear of experiencing some sort of pain. Sedation dentistry ensures that you have a comfortable and painless experience. The majority of our patients who opt for sedatives during their procedures claim to have experienced little to no pain at all, and oftentimes don’t even remember having the procedure at all. It is also beneficial for patients who have sensitive teeth as it allows you to not experience any sensitivity whatsoever. Sedation dentistry has made dental work a lot easier and the process a lot more seamless.
Anxious patients often require several visits to get the job completed properly. They may only wish to endure a certain amount of work at a certain time. In a single visit you can complete multiple procedures. It’s like ripping off a band-aid without experiencing the sting!
Yes, sedation does cost a little more. However, if you are unable to handle completing your procedure in one visit, it may cost you even more! Not only are you investing in your comfort, you’re investing in the assurance that everything will be completed at once.
Choosing sedation dentistry gives you the power to do what you need to. Whether you’ve been dying for a smile makeover or simply need some dental implants, sedation will help. You will gain the confidence you need to go through with the procedure, and it will follow you with your new look. There’s no need to be passive or sheepish when it comes to your smile. Get it done with sedation dentistry. You’ll always look and feel your best.
For more information on sedation and cosmetic dentistry in Beverly Hills, contact Dr's Rifkin & Raanan.