IV Sedation DentistryDentophobia, or an irrational fear of the dentist, is one of the most common phobias experienced by Americans. However, there is no reason to fear dental procedures at Scott W. Grant DMD Family and Cosmetic Dentistry. There is a viable solution for people that experience high levels of anxiety or discomfort during dental procedures. IV sedation dentistry in Meridian can offer more than a better experience at the dentist. In fact, IV sedation dentistry can provide superior results and less pain during recovery. Every patient is treated like family. After all, my practice has been repeatedly endorsed by patients like you.
What is Sedation Dentistry?Intravenous or IV sedation dentistry provides rapid relief for patient pain and anxiety. Medication is administered by a small needle placed in the vein of the arm or hand. It is important to note that sedation dentistry is different than general anesthesia.
Benefits of Sedation DentistryIV sedation dentistry in Meridian has numerous benefits for patients. Primarily, sedation dentistry can help you relax and improve the overall dental experience. Other benefits include:
- Superior healing and end results, presumably as patients are more relaxed due to IV sedatives
- Increased comfort for patients that have a notable gag reflex
- Increased comfort during dental procedures for patients that have pain in the jaw or TMJ
- Easy recovery from IV sedation after the procedure is complete