Does a dental appointment put your stomach in knots? Does even just the thought of going to the dentist strike terror in your heart? You’re not alone! Did you know that there are around 40 million Americans who feel exactly like you about their dental appointments? In fact, fear and anxiety may keep patients from getting the care that they need and deserve. Your sedation dentist in Plantation is here to change those statistics and help you get your dental procedures done while helping you feel comfortable and relaxed. Here are some of the options we offer for sedation during your dental treatment.
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June 26, 2016
April 28, 2016
Although many people know you are supposed to visit the dentist at least twice a year, many avoid the dentist due to dental fears and anxiety. In fact, it’s estimated one out of every seven people suffer from a form of dental phobia. As a result, they put their oral health at risk by avoiding the dentist until a serious problem has developed. Now, visiting the dentist doesn’t have to be as scary or uncomfortable. With sedation dentistry, you’ll feel completely relaxed and at ease during your visit and dental procedures. As a sedation dentist in Plantation, we offer numerous forms of sedation to help you feel more relaxed.
April 1, 2016
Sedation dentistry — you know it can help you receive the dental care you need comfortably, but beyond that you may have some questions. The sleep dentists have put together an FAQ to help. Keep reading to learn more from your sedation dentist in Plantation, and then ask your own question in the comments below!
March 1, 2016
Are you caring for someone with special needs? If so, you know helping them receive quality, regular dental care can be difficult. As the trusted team of Sleep Dentists, we make solid oral health possible for patients with a variety of needs with options in sedation and sleep dentistry. Keep reading to learn how visiting a special needs dentist can ease your worries and increase the dental health of your loved one.
February 2, 2016
Let’s face it, visiting the dentist is not everyone’s idea of fun, but it’s something that has to be done to maintain your oral health. Unfortunately, 27 percent of adults only visit the dentist once a problem has developed, which is largely due to stress and anxiety. Fear of the dentist is the top contributing factor stopping people from visiting the dentist. However, now you don’t have to let that fear hold you back. Sleep and sedation dentistry provides a relaxing experience for those looking for pain free density or those suffering from dental anxiety. Pain free dentists allow those with anxiety and fears to maintain their oral health while enjoying their time at the dentist.
January 27, 2016
As your sedation dentist in Plantation, we know that far too many adults avoid visiting the dentist regularly — or at all. They’re nervous they’ll feel uncomfortable, anxious at the sound of the drill… or afraid they’ll be unable to endure even a fast dental treatment. That’s why we, the team at Sleep Dentists, are so passionate about our work. We know sedation dentistry helps all Plantation residents receive the dental care they need, and that couldn’t be more important for our community’s overall health. Keep reading to learn how you can benefit from the practice in 2016 — especially if it’s been awhile since your last appointment.
December 3, 2015
If you’ve got a real fear of the dentist, you probably know that sedation dentistry is one way to help you get the dental care that you need. But as your sleep dentists in Plantation, we know that often, a little laughing gas or even oral sedation just isn’t enough to help those dealing with a severe anxiety or disability achieve the healthy smiles they deserve. If that sounds like you, you should learn more about sleep dentistry in Plantation, FL — the only way to go to sleep peacefully and wake up smiling.
November 12, 2015
Good oral health care habits are the same for everyone: brushing for two minutes, twice a day, flossing daily and visiting the dentist every six months. But for someone who’s dealing with autism or has other special needs, managing this routine can be anywhere from mildly difficult to extremely challenging. Visiting the dentist can be especially taxing, as a number of factors, from dental anxiety to uncontrollable, erratic movements make even sitting in the dental chair difficult. If this sounds familiar, you should know that sedation dentistry can help — and we’re your special needs dentist in Plantation, FL. Keep reading to learn more.
October 5, 2015
A lot of practices use the term “sleep dentist,” but very few offer sedatives strong enough to actually induce sleep. At Sleep Dentists, the Plantation dental team offers a full range of dental sedation from mild nitrous oxide, to moderate oral conscious or IV sedation, and full general anesthesia. Whether patients suffer from mild to moderate anxiety, or need extensive oral and maxillofacial surgery necessitating unconscious sedation, we have an anesthetic that will meet your needs. To find our more contact Drs. Weiss, Waldee, & Hohimer, the sleep dentists Plantation residents prefer.
September 8, 2015
We’ve been talking a lot about sedation dentistry in Plantation, and now you know you have options for your dental phobia. Many adults have found that they can finally visit the dentist — after years of being unable to even bear the thought — since knowing about sedation dentistry. We’re so excited about that, because it confirms what we already know: that sleep dentistry makes good dental health more accessible to everyone, and that’s what we care about most.
You know that sleep dentistry is an excellent solution to dental anxiety, but what are your options? Read on to learn more and decide what might be right for you during your next procedure.