Dental fear is a very real and recognized condition. In its severest form, it is known medically as odontophobia. People who suffer from anxiety and fear related to dental care will likely avoid dental care for as long as possible, and the result is often not seeing a dentist until something is very wrong, which only serves to increase the anxiety.
Sedation dentistry is a new field that has emerged to help people with dental anxiety receive the comprehensive dentistry treatments they need to keep their mouth healthy and avoid uncomfortable conditions that can lead to increased stress and fear.
At Delaware Smile Center, we are devoted to caring for the smiles of everyone. We are one of only three dental offices in the state of Delaware to offer IV sedation dentistry to our patients, and both of our dentists are trained and certified in administering IV sedation.
Different types of sedation dentistry are available, and we are able to tailor your sedation dentistry program specifically to your needs. While other forms of sedation dentistry are effective for many patients, IV sedation dentistry has additional advantages:
Fear of the dentist is more common than you might think. We completely understand, and we will do everything possible to make your visits to Delaware Smile Center as comfortable and low-stress as possible. Call us today to schedule a consultation with one of our excellent and compassionate dental care providers. We will discuss the variety of sedation dentistry techniques available, including IV sedation dentistry, and help you determine which one is right for you. Dental care is important for your overall health, and we want you to feel happy and confident getting the care you need.