Is Sedation Dentistry For You?

Sedation dentistry is a safe and effective way of completing your root canal needs in a comfortable and pain free environment.  Dentists have used sedation medications for many years to relieve fear and apprehensions associated with dental appointments, however, sedation dentistry isn’t only for patients who are nervous about dental procedures. Benefits of Sedation Dentistry Sedation dentistry helps…

How to Prepare for an Oral Sedation Root Canal

Categories: Oral Sedation

Consultation: Preparing For an Oral Sedation Root Canal To insure a safe, comfortable oral sedation experience, there are some important things to let your dentist know during your consultation. A complete medical history is critical and includes: All medical conditions for which you are currently receiving treatment Any and all medications prescribed by a doctor…

IV Sedation 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…

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…

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…

Pain Free Dental Visit for a Root Canal

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Andrew Stubbs Lone Tree Root Canal Specialist

Don’t make excuses to put off your root canal! We want to share 3 ways to help you reduce your anxiety and have a pain free dental experience. 1: Find an Accommodating Dentist that You Can Trust One simple way to determine how accommodating a dental office is: Call and Ask. A lot can be…

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…