Have you been avoiding visiting a dentist in Denton because the thought of scheduling an appointment makes you feel anxious and scared? It may be nice to know that you’re not alone. In fact, dental phobias and fears impact over half of the population, according to a study published in the Dental Research Journal. Whether your fear was caused by a traumatic childhood experience or simply the thought of having metal tools in your mouth, you’ll finally be able to get the treatment you need with sedation dentistry. At Denton Dental Center, patient comfort is one of our top priorities, which is why we offer nitrous oxide to help our patients feel relaxed and at ease during their appointment.
Thanks to advancements in dentistry, we’re able to offer treatments that help reduce our patients’ anxiety, discomfort, pain, and worry while they get the care they need. Depending on the severity of their fear or phobia, there are several types of sedation techniques that exist. At Denton Dental Center, we offer nitrous oxide, or laughing gas.
Countless people are afraid to visit their dentist because they worry it will be painful or cause a panic attack. However, without timely treating oral health problems, they’ll get worse. This makes their predicament even worse, eventually resulting in them needing more costly and invasive procedures down the road. Sedation dentistry can benefit patients by:
If you suffer from any kind of dental anxiety, schedule a consultation with Dr. Balington today to learn whether nitrous oxide could help you have a smoother experience.
We offer nitrous oxide sedation in Denton, which is an inhaled gaseous substance combined with oxygen that’s administered through a mask placed over your nose at the beginning of your appointment. Once you begin to relax, we can adjust the dosage as necessary, until your treatment is complete. The effects wear off almost immediately, so you’ll be able to drive yourself home a few minutes after we remove the mask.
We use the latest advanced technology that the dental world has to offer to improve our patients’ comfort and make every appointment virtually painless. We also accept patients of all ages, so you can schedule your entire family’s appointments for high-quality and thorough preventive dental care at Denton Dental Center.