Nitrous Oxide Sedation for Root Canal Treatment

Nitrous Oxide Root Canal

If you’re afraid of going to the dentist for a root canal, you’re not alone. It has been estimated that 9% to 15% of Americans avoid seeing the dentist because of anxiety and fear. Delaying root canal treatment can lead to pain, infection and potential extraction of your tooth. However, there’s a way of overcoming…

Answers to 5 Important Dental Insurance Questions

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Dental Insurance Coverages

Dental insurance can serve many patients searching for affordable care.  Affordable dental care is equally important as quality dental care.  While it can be beneficial for patients with minimal dental treatment needs to self insure, others prefer the security of dental insurance to pay for dental emergencies and more significant dental care like root canals and…

Pediatric Nitrous Oxide for Root Canals

Nitrous oxide, also known as “laughing gas”, is a mild form of sedation that may be used with children. Children who are overly nervous or anxious about their appointment are great candidates for this type of sedation. Nitrous oxide eases the child’s fears, helps them relax during their visit, and to receive dental treatment in…

Types of Sedation Dentistry

Andrew Stubbs Lone Tree Root Canal Specialist

  Dr. Stubbs provides sedation dentistry in Lone Tree, Colorado and the surrounding Denver areas to help alleviate patient anxiety and provide a pain free dental experience.  If you are fearful of dental treatment or dreading your next root canal, we offer three great options to enhance your dental experience. Nitrous Oxide Sedation: Nitrous oxide,…

Prevent Root Canals: Tooth Fairy

Kid Prevent Root Canal with Tooth Fairy

How can the tooth fairy help prevent root canals? February 28th is National Tooth Fairy Day.  Delta Dental has reported that in 2012, the average gift from the tooth fairy was $2.42.  At the same time, some parents were reported to have paid as much as $20 a tooth.  This is a big step up…

Pediatric Root Canal: Kid-Friendly

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Words have the power to change your child’s entire dental appointment.  Kids may experience apprehension or anxiety from their toothache or dental emergency.  It is important to use a kid-friendly set of words to help young patients feel calm and informed during their appointments. When talking about the dentist at home, keep our special terminology in mind.  Fun and helpful…