Millions of Americans cope with dental anxiety. They’ll tense up just thinking about an ordinary exam; the idea of a more complicated procedure, like a dental implant, can send their stress level through the roof. Sedation dentistry from Richardson Cosmetic Dentistry in Richardson TX can get them through it.
Dental implants are actually a rather straightforward procedure. A titanium post (the actual implant) is inserted into the jaw, where it gradually fuses with the bone. Once that happens it becomes a solid foundation for an artificial tooth.
Placing the titanium post may be rather straightforward, but for some patients, the thought is almost unbearable. Sedation can get them through it.
We offer two types: nitrous oxide and oral conscious sedation.
- Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, has been used in dentistry for more than one hundred years. It works quickly and wears off quickly with few to no side effects.
- Oral conscious sedation involves taking a prescribed sedative an hour or so before the procedure. The patient remains awake, but in a deep state of relaxation. They’ll someone to escort them to and from our office.
A dental implant from Richardson Cosmetic Dentistry in Richardson TX can make a huge difference in your life, and sedation dentistry can help. We do all we can to make your visit as comfortable as possible. Schedule an appointment with us today!