On highly common trait among Americans is Dental anxiety. It’s also one of the top reasons why many people skip their regular six-month teeth cleanings, oral exams, and other checkups that are critical to their oral health. Up to 15% of all dental patients have avoided going to the dentist because of dental anxiety according to the ADA.
At All Kind Smiles you can choose to reduce those anxieties with sedation dentistry.
Sedation dentistry uses advanced pharmaceutical treatments to reduce your level of consciousness, avoid discomfort, and make sure that you’re comfortable during routine dental procedures.
At All Kind Smiles, we use oral sedation dentistry. You will get a pill to take before your appointment, and that’s all! The medication will make you less anxious and allow us to treat you, even if you’re nervous or have any anxieties.
For severe cases, techniques like IV sedation and deep sedation, or even general anesthesia, may be used. However, these dental anxiety solutions are typically unnecessary for most patients.
There are a number benefits to sedation dentistry from All Kind Smiles. Here are a few of the most notable:
Generally anyone can qualify for sedation dentistry. However, most people don’t need to be sedated at the dentist. You should consider sedation dentistry if:
At All Kind Smiles, Dr. Fakler and Dr. Meinerz specialize in treating patients with dental anxiety. We use effective oral sedation dentistry methods to help reduce your stress levels, and our friendly, knowledgeable staff will ensure that you’re safe, comfortable, and stress-free during your appointment.
Don’t let dental anxiety keep you from getting the oral care you need. Contact the team at All Kind Smiles today to schedule your appointment at (414) 475-0588, or come to our office at 7020 W. National Ave, Ste 100, West Allis, WI 53214!
We look forward to seeing you, discussing sedation dentistry, and creating a custom-tailored dental anxiety treatment plan that can help you overcome your fears!