Good dental health is important to overall health, but there are some people who would do almost anything but sit down for an appointment. If anxiety or even phobia keeps you away from regular checkups, sedation dentistry from The Hills Dental Spa in Austin can help.
There are lots of reasons why people avoid the dentist. It may stem from a bad childhood experience or a fear of pain. It may be from concerns about X-rays or some other common dental procedure. Whatever it is, don’t put your dental health at risk by never going to the dentist.
Modern dentistry is safe and painless. If you’re concerned about something like X-rays, we can accommodate you. The important thing is to have regular checkups, and to have any dental health issues treated.
We have three types of sedation:
- Nitrous Oxide. Commonly called laughing gas, nitrous oxide has a long and successful history as a dental sedative. It works quickly and wears off quickly.
- Oral Conscious Sedation. You take a prescribed sedative in pill form an hour or so before your scheduled procedure (we’ll have precise instructions). You wil not sleep, but will be in a deeply relaxed state.
- IV Sedation. This is a stronger form of sedation that is administered in the arm. You won’t sleep, but will be in a deep state of relaxation: so much so that you will need someone to drive you to and from your appointment.
If you have been putting off seeing the dentist because of anxiety or phobia, sedation dentistry from The Hills Dental Spa in Austin can help. Patients from Westlake, Lakeway, and Bee Cave rely on us for healthy smiles! Schedule an appointment with us today!
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