Category: IV Sedation

IV Sedation Q&A: Is It For Me?

Are you ready for dental care but you’re stuck with one last question: Is IV sedation for me? Truth be told, we’ll have to talk with you about dental sedation to find out if the IV route is, in fact, going to work wonders for you or if perhaps you should go in a different… Read more »

3 Facts About IV Sedation

Learning about dental sedation will bring up a lot of questions. Of course, you want to choose the best solution to address your dental anxiety or to help you peacefully make it through a procedure you’re not too excited about. While we will be thrilled to talk with you about your options, we focus today… Read more »

Sedation Dentistry: Comparing Your Options

If you find yourself postponing your dentist appointments because of your anxiety or fear – you could be a great candidate for sedation dentistry. Commonly referred to as “sleep” dentistry, the use of sedatives before (or during) your dental procedure can drastically increase your comfort level – sometimes even leading you to fall asleep. Your… Read more »

Things To Consider About Sedation Dentistry

If you’ve been wondering how to achieve a more relaxed experience during your dental visits or particular procedures, it’s time you learn more about sedation dentistry. If you’re fuzzy on the details, sedation provides you with a variety of options for enjoying a tranquil time during your appointment. We will offer you an anti-anxiety, tranquilizing… Read more »

Sedation Dentistry: Your IV Sedation FAQs

If you suffer from severe dental anxiety or other concerns that keep you from scheduling consistent dental visits, you may be truly excited by the benefits of IV sedation. However, if you are already uneasy about dental care, you may find that you still feel a bit on edge about your visit and likely have… Read more »

Learn More About Sedation Options

If you have ever hesitated to schedule dental care, you may have already learned a thing or two about the benefits of sedation dentistry. You probably know that it is appropriate for a wide variety of concerns, including dental anxiety, a severe gag reflex, or the need to undergo a lot of dental work within… Read more »

Q&A: Think Sedation Isn’t For You? Think Again

When we speak with patients about the many benefits of sedation dentistry, we tend to discover that they assume this relaxing solution is strictly for individuals suffering from severe dental anxiety. And while this is true, sedation does provide a wonderful solution for patients who fear dental care, this treatment also offers advantages to a… Read more »

Quiz: Do I Need Sedation Dentistry?

Do you ever feel anxious or even a little scared of visiting the dentist or oral surgeon? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. To help patients with severe dental anxiety, our office offers the latest in sedation dentistry. With our sedative options, you can enjoy a calm and relaxing visit.

Quiz: Why Do Wisdom Teeth Need Extraction?

What are wisdom teeth? Why do they need to be removed? These are two questions patients ask us all the time. Many people are unaware of the significant dangers posed by the third molars. At Cerritos Dental Surgery, Dr. Shawn Hofkes offers solutions for the gentle extraction of the third molars.

Prefer to Sleep Through Dental Cleanings?

Have you ever had someone tell you to “just calm down?” Sure, we all probably have heard those words. Yet they seem ridiculous in a state of panic. After all, wouldn’t we calm down if we could? If you fear going to the dentist or doctor, you are far from alone. Being poked, prodded, examined,… Read more »