Are you avoiding visits to the endodontist, even though you know you need a root canal? Are you sensitive to pain, uncomfortable in the dentist chair, or anxious about dental visits? If so, Cascade Endodontics near Provo has a solution that can help you feel comfortable throughout your visit so you can receive needed endodontic work. Because endodontist Dr. Jon Jenson understands how critical healthy teeth are are for your oral and general health, he offers three types of sedation dentistry for his patients. Sedation dentistry most commonly comes in the form of pill that you take just prior to your visit. By the time you arrive at your appointment, you will feel groggy and completely relaxed, although you can still remain conscious throughout the procedure. Many patients leave with almost no memories of the visit!
Do you need to see endodontist Dr. Jon Jenson? Dental sedation can work on almost anyone for almost any procedure, although Dr. Jenson will want to review your health history and current medications to make sure you qualify. The most common reasons people use sedation dentistry are as follows:
- Dental fear or anxiety
- Fear of needles
- Back or neck muscle tension
- Pain sensitivity
- Discomfort sitting for long periods of time
- Sensitive gag reflex
Putting off dental work can be extremely harmful to your oral health and general health. Neglected oral health often leads to such issues as tooth decay, periodontal disease, tooth loss, among others. With dental sedation, you can feel calm and relaxed while getting the dental care you need to keep your teeth healthy and strong.
To learn more about how dental sedation can improve your root canal experience, call Cascade Endodontics near Provo and schedule your first consultation.