It is common for patients of all ages to have a fear of the dentist. Some fears are completely unexplainable, while others stem from negative experiences in the past. Whatever it may be, Dr. Levenson understands that this anxiety and fear can make it difficult to go to the dentist for much-needed treatments. This is why he is a qualified oral sedation dentist in Worcester.
Oral sedation dentistry is a type of sedation that uses medication to relax and calm the patient before, during, and after the treatment. Before their visit to the dental office, the patient will be prescribed an oral medication. This is taken, and the patient is then transported to the dental office. Once they arrive, they will be calm and relaxed, and will be able to go about their treatment simply and easily. After the treatment has been completed, the patient is transported back home to rest. When the patient awakes, he or she will not recall the appointment but will have their dental work completed.
Patients enjoy oral conscious sedation, as it can remove the fears and anxieties associated with the dental chair. Teenagers and adults can use oral sedation for anything that may be bothersome. It is also helpful to comfort patients during extended procedures that may take some time to complete. Before the patient's scheduled treatment, they can discuss with Dr. Levenson their concerns and anxieties to learn more about the sedation methods available at his office. In some cases, nitrous oxide may be enough to calm a patient, while other times, methods such as oral conscious sedation may be necessary. Dr. Levenson is a trained oral sedation dentist in Worcester and can provide the ultimate in care and comfort for those looking to undergo treatments and procedures in his office.
Oral sedation dentistry is a great way to ease patient concerns about visiting the dentist. It can be a wonderful way to get patients to maintain a healthy, happy smile that can last them a lifetime. Call Dr. Levenson of Levenson Smiles today to find out more about how sedation can benefit you in getting the care and treatment that you need to enjoy a beautiful, healthy, unforgettable smile!