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Put an End to Dental Anxiety with Sedation Dentistry

If you feel anxious about seeing a dentist, take heart. You’re not alone. At Mid-Valley Dental Care in Northridge, California, we offer sedation dentistry to patients with dental anxiety to make it easier for them to receive dental care. Sedation dentistry uses relaxing medications and techniques to eliminate stress, anxiety, and fear when receiving dental treatment. You can enjoy stress-free, relaxing dental visits with sedation dentistry.

Sedation Options

Your Northridge, California dentists offer various sedation options to meet our patients’ needs. Drs. Terence Lau, Casey Lau, and Kayla Lau can help you choose the best option.

Nitrous oxide or laughing gas: Nitrous oxide is a gas administered through a mask worn over your nose during your procedure. This gas has a calm, relaxing effect on patients, making it easier for them to receive treatment.  

Oral conscious sedation: Oral sedation entails taking a pill or liquid medication an hour before your appointment. The medication produces drowsiness, which helps relieve tension and stress. As the effects can last longer than your treatment, you’ll need a ride to and from your appointment. 

IV sedation: IV sedation takes effect quickly as the medication is administered directly into your bloodstream. It’s generally reserved for lengthy or complex treatments such as oral surgery. 

Advantages of Using Sedation Dentistry

You can overcome dental anxiety and have more positive dental experiences with sedation dentistry. When administered by a dental specialist, sedation dentistry can be used safely by children, teens, and adults to:   

  • Eliminate stress, anxiety, and fear so you can have relaxing, comfortable dental visits
  • Help treatments go more smoothly and quickly 
  • Make it easier to complete multiple or lengthy treatments in one sitting, eliminating the need for follow-up visits
  • Reduce the gagging reflex that often occurs when dentists work on your mouth 
  • Give you peace in the dental chair 

Sedation Dentistry Near Me in and around Northridge, California

The more you learn about sedation dentistry, the more you can benefit from this treatment. To schedule a consultation for sedation dentistry services, contact Mid-Valley Dental Care in Northridge, CA, at (818) 886-3500.

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