If you have either anxiety or a phobia about having dental work 7, then you’re not alone. A recent study shows that between 9 and 15 percent of the population avoid visiting the dentist because it either makes them feel uncomfortable or worse – frightful. Thankfully, there is help available to overcome these barriers, so that you can receive the help that you need. To learn about the remedies available from your sedation dentist in Ft. Lauderdale, continue reading.
Sleep Dentists Blog
June 10, 2018
May 18, 2018
Does the thought of visiting the dentist freak you out? If so, you’re not alone. Studies show that 9 to 15 percent of Americans (over 30 million people) avoid going to the dentist because they suffer from some form of dental anxiety or phobia. Thankfully, there is a way for you to get the help you need with sedation dentistry. As you continue reading, your dentist will explain how it works.
April 12, 2018
If your loved one has special needs, you know that accomplishing any type of medical care—even dental care—can be challenging. Unfortunately, not many medical offices are inviting to those that have a harder time adjusting to industrial lighting, stark white walls, and strangers.
Even though our dental office is more comfortable than the typical hospital, your disabled loved one could still experience anxiety when meeting with their dentist. Thankfully, there are a few different ways your local sedation dentist in Ft. Lauderdale can help your family member to relax and receive the dental care that their smile truly needs. Learn more about safe sedation in this week’s blog post!
March 10, 2018
It’s a warm Saturday morning and you decide to head out to your favorite bakery to treat yourself to alfajores. You can’t wait to get home to enjoy their deliciousness, so you grab a cookie while driving. But when you bite down, a sharp pain shoots through your tooth. You know this isn’t just sensitivity to a temperature extreme because your cookies are kept at room temperature, so what could be the cause of your pain? Your sedation dentist in Ft. Lauderdale says you may need root canal therapy. As you continue reading, he’ll explain the steps of the process and how to overcome any anxieties you may have about the procedure.
February 6, 2018
If you’re carrying a child, taking care of your body becomes more important than ever before. After all, it’s not just about you anymore. You’re caring for two people now!
Believe it or not, it’s crucial to you and your baby’s health to keep your smile in great shape as well as the rest of your body. Keeping your mouth healthy helps to prevent complications with your pregnancy and your teeth and gums in excellent condition. But if you’ve always been apprehensive to visit the dentist, this could pose a challenge to your and your little one’s health.
Learn more about safe sedation while pregnant with your local dentist in this week’s blog post!
January 13, 2018
Going to the dentist should never be a traumatic experience, but sadly, many people battle dental anxiety. If you are among the countless individuals who want to run away when they hear anything about dental healthcare professionals, sleep dentistry may be perfect for you. Let’s talk about the different types of sedation that could take your experience at your dentist’s office from terrifying to totally relaxing.
December 20, 2017
If you need an invasive or lengthy dental procedure, such as a tooth extraction or the placement of implant posts, your comfort is equally as important as the level of care you receive. To promote a pain-free experience, your sleep dentist may recommend the use of general anesthesia. The sedative is effective for ensuring that you feel no pain or discomfort during your treatment. However, it is not uncommon to experience some minor side effects immediately after your recovery. To help ease any discomfort during this time, there are several home remedies that you can use.
November 1, 2017
As the year comes to an end, you are busy planning family gatherings. The last thing on your mind is often your dental health; however, if you are not keeping it a priority, you could be missing out on a huge savings opportunity. As the end of the year approaches, now is the time to schedule an appointment with your dentist because your dental benefits are about to expire. If you do not use them, you will lose them. You will not only put your oral health at risk, but also increase the potential for costly procedures in the future.
October 12, 2017
You’ve been facing tooth loss for a while now for a condition that goes beyond your control. Over the years, you’ve developed osteoporosis. Not only has this bone condition affected how you live your day to day life, but it’s also decreasing your jawbone density and increasing your chances of losing your teeth.
To better your oral and overall health, your dentist may recommend dental implants. You may be concerned because you could possibly not be the best candidate for dental implants because of your bone loss, but your dentist is here to help you repair your smile at all costs.
October 6, 2017
One rite of passage that teens and young adults go through could be going to prom. Another might be graduating from school. Sometimes, young adults also experience a painful rite of passage when their wisdom teeth come in.
Rather than dealing with unwanted dental pain and the problems that can stem from irregular wisdom teeth eruption, you can simply have them extracted. Does the idea of getting your teeth pulled make your palms sweaty? You don’t have to worry; your local sleep dentist can help with sedation dentistry.