Category: Sedation Dentistry

Sedation Dentistry Keeps Our Patients Calm

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Do you have anxiety about visiting the dentist, or does a family member have special needs that makes undergoing care difficult? To help our patients enjoy their time in the office and prescribe the care they need, we can offer dental sedation. In today’s blog, your Cerritos, CA, dentist talks about sedation dentistry.

Dental Sedation Can Calm Your Nerves

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The idea of receiving dental work can be intimidating for certain patients. Perhaps you have never undergone a procedure beyond a routine dental cleaning and are worried about a more involved treatment. While feelings of unease are normal, you should not let them hold you back from addressing concerns with your oral health. If you… Read more »

Calming Solutions For Dental Anxiety

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Do you ever feel nervous about attending appointments at the dentist’s office? You may often receive a more conservative treatment solution the sooner you address a functional or cosmetic issue with your teeth, but dental anxiety can result in delaying or outright avoiding treatment altogether. Some patients may be able to attend routine cleanings and… Read more »

Sedation Services For Your Dental Treatment

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Your dentist provides multiple services to address functional and cosmetic concerns with your oral health. Sometimes the level of care required for a procedure is more involved and can cause anxiety in certain patients. The anticipation of these feelings may even cause them to delay treatment which can compound existing smile problems. Fortunately, for those… Read more »

Dealing with Dental Anxiety

The idea of going to the dentist can fill some people with dread. For some, this is a manageable anxiety which doesn’t interfere with their oral maintenance. For others, the discomfort is so great that they will avoid getting necessary dental care, even at the risk of causing existing oral issues to worsen.  At Cerritos… Read more »

Using Dental Sedation To Create A Better Patient Experience

Your comfort during any dental treatment is important. Feelings of anxiety or unease can lead to an unpleasant experience, and make a person hesitant to seek out future dental treatments. Modern dental practices can provide a more patient-friendly experience, even during more involved dental work. With that said, some discomfort can stem from a person’s… Read more »

Dental Sedation 1, 2, 3: When, Why, How?

Many dental visits take place without the need for sedation. New patient visits, twice-yearly exams and cleanings, and cosmetic consultations are just a few examples of visits that often do not involve sedation. However, there may be times we will discuss sedations options with you, or you may want to bring up sedation topics in… Read more »

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 »

Nitrous Oxide: A Quick Refresher

If you’re someone who doesn’t necessarily come in for dental care without a worry in the world, then you might also be someone who can benefit from nitrous oxide. While you may have heard of this type of dental sedation, you might not really know what to make of it. Is it something that could… 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 »