Category: Sedation dentistry
If you have claustrophobia, you avoid enclosed spaces. If you have arachnophobia, you stay away from spiders. Fair enough! But if you fear the dentist you may be inclined to avoid checkups. At Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla, we know this is a bad idea.
The connection between your dental health and overall health is by now well-established. Skipping regular checkups due to fear, or any other reason, puts your general health at risk, too.Help Is Here
A solution that works is sedation dentistry....Read More
The purpose of this article from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla is to de-bunk some of the most common myths about sedation dentistry.
Myth #1: With Sedation Dentistry, You Are Completely Unconscious
Some dental patients are not only afraid of receiving treatment; they also fear the thought of not being in control. We offer different levels of sedation, but none of the sedation options put you completely to sleep.
Myth #2: Dental Sedation Should Only Be Used For Extensive Dental...Read More
For millions of people, the mere thought of going to the dentist sends their anxiety level through the roof. This emotion can range from anxiety to outright phobia, and can be so intense that some people avoid the dentist entirely. At Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla, we can help with sedation dentistry.
To be blunt, skipping the dentist due to fear is a bad idea. If you don’t see the dentist for regular checkups, you are putting your dental health at risk. Healthy teeth and gums are...Read More
Countless people see their stress levels rise as they anticipate an upcoming dental appointment. It’s so common, in fact, there’s a term for it: dental anxiety. But sedation dentistry from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla can help even severe cases get the dental care they deserve.
Some people get so concerned at the thought of a dental checkup that they’ll put it off for months, even years. In severe cases, they’ll avoid the dentist completely, and trust to daily...Read More
Dental appointments are stressful for some people. For some it can get so bad that they avoid the dentist altogether – not a good idea, since it puts their dental health at risk. At Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla we offer sedation dentistry, so those who need extra help can get the dental care they need.
Sedation dentistry is a way to help patients relax during dental visits. You may hear the term “sleep dentistry” sometimes, but that isn’t really accurate, because most...Read More