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How Can You Make the Benefits of Sedation Dentistry Work For You?

December 7, 2015

Dentistry services have evolved considerably over the last few decades. While the procedures themselves have been enhanced with new innovations and technologies, there are also services available that are designed to make patients more comfortable during their treatments.

A prime example of how much dentistry has progressed, sedation dentistry in Springfield, IL is a special dental service that is available through some professionals, and its purpose is to make you feel more relaxed and comfortable throughout your treatments. There are several unique benefits that you can enjoy when you opt for sedation dentistry for routine care or for specialized treatments.

With Sedation Dentistry, Patients with Dental Phobia can Breathe Easy

October 12, 2015

Filed under: Blog,Dental Anxiety,Sedation Dentist,Sedation Dentistry — Tags: — smilespringfield @ 8:53 pm

For most people, visits to a dentist can bring them anxiety, but for 9 to 15 percent of Americans, simply the idea of dental visits already terrifies them. When you ask these adults what it is about dentists that they fear the most, you’re bound to get different answers. Some aren’t big fans of their dentist’s tools, while others may have had a bad experience while sitting on the dental chair.

Sedation Dentistry in Springfield, IL Helps People Get Over Dental Fear

June 19, 2015

Imagine going through a dental treatment feeling relaxed the whole time without experiencing any type of fear or anxiety. That’s what sedation dentistry in Springfield, IL can do for you. Sedation dentistry performed by a qualified dental practitioner makes it possible for patients to be completely relaxed throughout their dental treatment.

A Dentist in Springfield, IL Can Help Patients Overcome Dental Phobia

April 14, 2015

Filed under: Advance Dental Care,Blog,Dental Anxiety,Dr. VanderMolen — smilespringfield @ 5:11 pm

Going to a dentist in Springfield, IL can be a terrifying thought for some. For others, it can even come to a point where they’d rather not go to the dentist at all. When they are on the dentist’s chair, they are extremely anxious and cannot relax even just for a second. Some people suffer from what is called dentophobia or odontophobia, which is the fear of dentists and is quite common among all ages. On the other hand, some are just afraid of needles, the drill, or fear that they will gag or choke during a procedure.

Sedation Dentistry: After the Sedation Has Worn Off

January 22, 2013

Filed under: Blog,Dental Anxiety,Dr. VanderMolen,Sedation Dentist,Sedation Dentistry — smilespringfield @ 2:00 pm

sedation-dentist.jpgWhat can I expect after the sedation has worn off?

Oral conscious sedation is a form of Sedation Dentistry that aims to support the patient in their dental care process. This is particularly important for those patients who suffer from stress and anxiety prior to a dentist’s appointment. Oral conscious sedation (OCS) relieves anxiety, and you can then face dental appointments with greater confidence.

These medications are perfectly safe and prescribed to reduce anxiety and assist patients to relax. Often, patients are so relaxed that they fall into a casual sleep throughout the procedure. However, while the dental procedure is being completed, the patient is very carefully monitored for an anxiety-free outcome.

How Will I Feel After The Procedure?

Sedation Dentistry offers a relaxing and pain-free experience.  You will be sedated at the level you need to be unaware of the treatment. After your procedure you will awake refreshed and with little to no memory of the procedure.  Dr. VanderMolen offers a comfortable and friendly environment, so you will feel safe and secure while you get the dental care you need. 

If you have questions about Sedation Dentistry, do not hesitate, call Dr. VanderMolen at (217) 546-3333 today, to contact our office and make an appointment for a discussion about the benefits.  Dr. VanderMolen is the experienced Sedation Dentist in Springfield you need to take care of all your needs.  Click here for more information on all the services available at Advanced Dental Care.

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