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By Thomasson Dental
January 21, 2019
Category: Dental Procedures

Sedation DentistryHow your dentists in Madison, TN, can make your dental visit more enjoyable

If you feel nervous when someone mentions going to the dentist, you need to find out about sedation dentistry. Drs. Mark and Andrew Thomasson at Thomasson Dental in Madison, TN, offer a wide range of dental sedation techniques to help make your next dental visit more relaxing and anxiety-free—read on to learn more!

 

The Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

Dental anxiety is the real deal, and it’s not “all in your head.” In fact, dental anxiety produces some very real physical changes like increased heart rate, quick, shallow breathing, sweating, and other uncomfortable symptoms. The good news is, no matter what your level of dental anxiety is, there is a dental sedation technique which is perfect for you.

At Thomasson Dental, you can choose from:

  • Oral Sedation: Taken in pill form, usually about an hour before your appointment, this treatment allows you to respond to questions, but you won’t remember much of your appointment.
  • Inhaled Conscious Sedation: A combination of nitrous oxide and oxygen inhaled through a nosepiece, the effects of this sedation leave your body quickly after treatment.
  • Intravenous Sedation: This method involves liquid sedative medication being delivered directly into a vein, which provides the most profound sedation, delivered immediately.

Dental sedation is completely safe, and it allows you and your dentist to complete necessary dental treatment in a calm, relaxing atmosphere. However, you should plan on bringing someone with you who can drive you home after treatment.

For more detailed information about sedation dentistry, please visit the Sedation Dentistry section on the website at https://www.thomassondental.com/sedation-dentistry.html

 

Interested? Give us a Call!

You deserve to have a great dental appointment to take care of your great smile, and sedation dentistry can help you get the most out of your dental appointment. To find out more about what sedation dentistry can do for you, call Drs. Mark and Andrew Thomasson at Thomasson Dental in Madison, TN, today! The number is (615) 865-1732.