sleep dentistry

Sleep Dentistry “Going Postal”??

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 August 18th, 2014|Updates|

Today, we are going to discuss pills versus IV sedation dentistry. Many dentists these days are advertising for a form of sedation dentistry called sleep dentistry. And many patients get confused or are under the impression that they would be put under general anesthesia. This is incorrect, as most of the time the patients are conscious [...]

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Dental Fear and Gagging

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 May 12th, 2014|Dental Health|

An article from Dentistry Today about gagging and dental fear brought up an interesting thought. Many patients who fear the dentist do tend to have a sensitive, even hyperactive, gag reflex. While there are a number of techniques to suppress gagging, it is an intriguing correlation between one's fear of the dentist, attitude towards dentists [...]

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