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Use Dental Sedation to Minimize Stress and Fear of the Dentist

added on: February 11, 2016

Use Dental Sedation to Minimize Stress and Fear of the Dentist

Are you afraid of the dentist? We promise, we’re very gentle! Need more help than our assurances? We offer a few options for sedation dentistry to help make it easier for you to get the dental work you need done.

Sedation dentistry options like oral conscious sedation and nitrous oxide can make your trip to the dentist a breeze. Read on to learn more about these sedation dentistry options offered by Broberg and Tieken Dental, serving Austin, TX and the surrounding area:

Laughing Gas Benefits

Laughing gas (nitrous oxide) has been used for decades to put patients at ease in the dental chair. This safe and effective option provides a relaxed and euphoric feeling that lasts as long as your dental appointment. We can offer this to you. Have questions? Don’t hesitate to ask!

Benefits of Oral Conscious Sedation

Oral conscious sedation involves getting an oral medication prescribed by Dr. Tieken or Dr. Broberg. This medication will leave you awake but relaxed during your procedure. This is often preferred to IV sedation, which many people are uncomfortable about. It can make it easier to endure a longer appointment and / or can be ideal for people who simply feel anxious about dental procedures and want the edge taken off.

Overcoming Fear of the Dentist

At Broberg and Tieken Dental in Austin, TX we strive to help patients overcome a phobia or fear of the dentist. We do this by making you comfortable and striving to put you at ease. Sedation dentistry patients often have little to no memory of their time in our comfortable dental chairs. Listening to music or watching television in the dental chair while under oral conscious sedation or nitrous oxide, coupled with our gentle dentistry approach, can help you get through your appointment faster than you imagined. If you have questions about procedures, about sedation dentistry, or about your oral health we urge you to make an appointment with us. We would be happy to answer your questions and show you just how stress-free your next dental appointment can be. You deserve a healthy, functional, and attractive smile and we would be happy to help you get just that.[/fusion_text]

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