Millions of Americans experience some level of anxiety when visiting the dentist. Here at the office of Gig Harbor Dentist, Dr. Karla Bloomquist, we understand our patient’s worries, and are proud to offer a solution. Sedation Dentistry can provide the answer to many patient’s life-long aversion to sitting in the dental chair. In today’s blog post, we discuss some frequently asked questions regarding to Sedation Dentistry:
Am I a candidate for Sedation Dentistry?
Patients who’ve had a traumatic dental experience or who require multiple complicated services and want them completed in one visit may consider Sedation Dentistry. Happily, we find that many of our Gig Harbor dental patients are candidates to receive this wonderful service after a review of their medical history. So if fear of discomfort has kept you from visiting a dentist to receive necessary dental care, Sedation Dentistry from friendly and expert Gig Harbor Dentist, Karla Bloomquist can literally change your life.
What does Sedation Dentistry mean?
Sedation for dental treatment entails taking a small pill about an hour prior to treatment and having a friend or family member accompany you to our office. When you arrive in our office, every effort is made to ensure that you are comfortable and relaxed, and when your dental procedures are performed, it can be done free from discomfort. In fact, many patients report no memory of their dental procedure at all!
When can we get started?
We too, are excited at providing our current and potential dental patients with the prospect of anxiety-free dentistry! We invite you to contact the office of Gig Harbor Dentist, Dr. Karla Bloomquist for more details on Sedation Dentistry.