What is Dental Anxiety?

Those who suffer from dental anxiety find sedation can help them get through their appointments stress-free. Some people experience an intense fear of being in a dental setting and often avoid necessary treatments because of this. Some people may worry about being in pain, losing control, or the tools used in certain dental procedures.

Other Candidates for Sedation

Although most people with dental anxiety opt for sedation, this branch of dentistry can suit the needs of many other patients as well. If you have any of the following concerns, sedation may help make your appointment less stressful and more manageable.

  • Low pain threshold
  • Extremely sensitive teeth
  • Sensitive gag reflex
  • Undergoing a lengthy, extensive procedure
  • Trouble sitting still
Woman sitting in the dentist's chairs with her eyes closed while a light shines on her face

The Safety of Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry given by experienced dentists is usually safe – however, there are always some risks involved. Those with obstructive sleep apnea or who are obese are more likely to develop complications and should talk to their doctor before being sedated. To ensure your complete safety, patients should let their dentist know about their full medical history and follow the orders given before getting sedated.

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Want to Learn More About Sedation Dentistry in Hialeah, FL?

If you’re worried about your upcoming appointment and are looking for a way to keep calm, sedation dentistry is the solution. At Best Dentistry Miami, we offer different forms of sedation to suit your needs and make your dental treatment stress-free. Please feel free to give us a call if you have any questions or want to schedule an appointment!

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