To make your dental visit more enjoyable and relaxing, we offer our patients effective anti-anxiety methodologies! One of our main focuses is caring for those patients who may experience anxiety when visiting the dentist.
Anxiety-free dentistry uses medication to help patients relax during dental procedures. Patients are usually awake with the exception of those who are under general anesthesia.
Levels may include:
- Minimal – you are awake but relaxed.
- Moderate – you may slur your words when speaking and not remember much of the procedure.
- Deep – you are on the edge of consciousness but can still be awakened.
- General anesthesia – you are completely unconscious.
One of the major benefits of anti-anxiety dentistry is that people often feel like their dental procedure lasts only a few minutes, when in fact it might have taken hours to perform. If the thought of seeing your dentist gives you chills every six months, this may be your perfect solution.