For many people, reaching adulthood often means the extraction of wisdom teeth. While that may make someone nervous, wisdom tooth extraction is actually crucial for maintaining the health and appearance of your smile. What is wisdom teeth extraction? Why do so many people require this procedure?
Category: IV Sedation
If you’re like most people, you may not exactly look forward to visiting the dentist, but it also doesn’t cause you any overwhelming distress either. However, there is a smaller but significant portion of the U.S. population that has such negative emotions associated with the dentist that they avoid receiving dental care until a problem… Read more »
Dentists usually recommend IV sedation – anti-anxiety medication delivered intravenously via a small needle – for patients undergoing dental implant placement, wisdom tooth removal, or other oral surgery procedures. However, IV sedation also helps patients with profound dental fear and anxiety, a very sensitive gag reflex, or physical/neurological impairment relax during all types of dental… Read more »