Children and special needs patients often encounter an overwhelming sensory overload or a sudden onset of uneasiness in a dentist’s office. When patients become anxious or panicked at the dentist, the appointment is likely to be challenging for the specialist or upsetting for the patients. Dental phobias can cause patients to struggle physically or try to escape the situation, which can be dangerous and hinder the dentist’s ability to perform a necessary service. Those who are afraid of the dentist may also resist getting treatment in their later years, which can have a negative effect on their oral health. Fortunately, dental sedation services can eliminate the anxieties related to dentistry and give patients a pleasant experience at the dentist.

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Soothe Panicked Patients

Children and special needs patients require a high level of care and nurturing when it comes to their dental health. They may have difficulty sitting still during a procedure, keeping their mouth open for an extended period, or tolerating dental work. By choosing Dental Sedation Services, they will have a more relaxing experience while receiving necessary dental treatment.

Prevent Dental Anxiety

Facing a traumatic encounter at the dentist can have a lasting effect on how a patient handles dental services from that point onward. Certain sounds or images related to dentistry can trigger memories of those events and make a patient wary of visiting their specialist regularly. By encouraging patients to opt for dental sedation services to calm their nerves, you can transform how they feel about dental appointments in the future.

Dental Sedation Services

Dr. Jay Patel is a board-certified dentist anesthesiologist who provides dental sedation services throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York. He works with dental providers, patients, and parents of patients who desire the soothing benefits of dental sedation.

For more information about the benefits of in-office IV sedation, call Dental Sedation Services at 732.986.3690.