Reasons to Consider Sedation Dentistry

Reasons to Consider Sedation Dentistry

Posted by Dr. Reading on Feb 10 2022, 05:32 AM

At Reading Pediatric Dentistry in West Jordan, UT, we like to keep the guardians up to date on the most recent procedures and all of their alternatives for visiting the dentist. Many individuals are unaware that sedation dentistry is a service. It's exactly what it sounds like: if your child is terrified of going to the dentist for any reason, we can administer sedation during their regular cleaning to help you relax. 

Here are five compelling reasons why you should choose sedation dentistry:

Accelerate the Process

Part of your time at the dentist's office is spent on the dentist making sure your child is comfortable if they are scared. Much of that time can be saved with sedation dentistry. After the patient has been properly relaxed, the dentist can simply go to work. 

There Is No Discomfort or Anxiety

Many dental treatments can be performed comfortably by administering a local anesthetic; however, many children are afraid of needles. Mild sedatives can alleviate needle phobia and reduce painful feelings associated with injections.

No Lasting Side Effects

Most children are reassured and relieved of their worry by the dentist's attentive and gentle treatments. Sedation dentistry, on the other hand, is a terrific alternative for those who require a little more assistance and has no long-term adverse effects, so your child's next trip to the dentist may be as stress-free as possible.

Subdue Your Gag Reflex

If your child has a sensitive gag reflex, it can be difficult to accomplish dental procedures on time. However, anesthesia can be used to lessen the gag reflex. So that the dentist may provide adequate therapy.

Call us at (801) 282-6901 or schedule an appointment online for the best dental care and experience.

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