Many people have fears and anxiety about going to the dentist. If you have been hiding your smile, having pain, anxious or nervous about going to the dentist, or you’re too busy for several appointments – your life is about to change. Joplin Family Dental offers sedation dentistry to calm your anxiety during your appointment. Wondering how sedation dentistry works, and what it can do for your life? Read on to find out.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
With the use of safe oral medication, we will take good care of you and help you be completely comfortable during your appointment. Our number one goal is to make sure you’re as comfort as possible. For people who are nervous or apprehensive, this can be a miracle.
Sedation dentistry used medication to help patients relax during their procedures. Patients are usually awake with the exception of those who are under general anesthesia. You can expect to feel relaxed and comfortable during your procedure.
WHAT CAN I RECEIVE SEDATION FOR?
Sedation can be used for everything from a simple tooth cleaning to an invasive procedure. How and when it’s used depends on the severity of the patient’s anxiety.
WHY DO YOU OFFER SEDATION DENTISTRY?
We offer sedation dentistry in Joplin due to Dr. Fitterling’s passion for making every patient’s visit to his office an enjoyable one. Dr. Fitterling has done extensive continuing education with DOCS (Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation). In addition to his Missouri State Sedation License, Joplin Family Dental has a Site Certification License. His ACLS (Advanced Cardio Life Support) certificate is renewed every two years.
IS SEDATION RIGHT FOR ME?
There are many forms of sedation dentistry, which means a comfortable and relaxing trip to your dentist’s office is more accessible than ever before. To ensure that you get the best oral health care, it is important to be upfront about your previous health history. Be sure to choose a dentist who is knowledgeable and experienced in oral sedation. Sedation dentistry can help you relax, have a healthy smile you’re proud of, and change your life. In order to find out if sedation dentistry could be the right choice for you, please feel free to contact our dentistry practice near you at (417) 781-2900 or toll-free (877) 20-SMILE.