The Truth About Surgical Dental Treatment That Can Help Overcome Your Anxiety
Posted on 1/25/2021 by Dr. Nick Raptou
An estimated one-third of the United States' population suffers from dental anxiety. This is the primary reason why so many Americans hesitate to visit the dentist or hold off on getting a dental visit in case of a painful oral issue.
However, dental treatments today are more comfortable and painless than ever before, thanks to advancements in dental technology and improved anesthesia.
At Raptou Family Dental, we assure you that your visit with us can help you get rid of your fears.
Common Dental Treatment Fears
Wisdom Teeth Extraction
An impacted wisdom tooth is quite painful but many Americans prefer to leave it untreated rather than go to a dentist. However, if you are afraid of pain, Dr. Raptou and at Raptou Family Dental, can offer you sedation option to make you relaxed during the procedure.
In addition, you will find the recovery period is quite short with the pain being mild and easily managed by OTC painkillers. Bleeding and other discomforts may be completely eliminated in no more than a week.
A root canal treatment is another procedure that fills people with dread. However, contrary to popular belief, this procedure is no more painful than getting a dental filling. In fact, a person with an infected tooth is in considerable pain and this treatment helps to eliminate that pain. However, root canal treatment may take multiple sessions to complete so it is a good idea that you bring some music with you.
Thanks to advanced technology, even surgical procedures like dental implant are performed in a minimally invasive ways. In addition, the patient is given choices for sedation so that they can be at their most relaxed during the treatment.
Dental implants can take several months to over a year to complete. That is why it is important that the patient has a long-term commitment to getting a dental implant. But once the procedure is completed, know that there is no other more effective and long-lasting dental restoration procedure that a dental implant.
It is understandable that surgical dental treatment spark anxiety in you. However, they are necessary for your overall oral health and can improve the quality of your life.
If you want to have a dental treatment in a comfortable and anxiety-free setting, schedule an appointment with us at (614) 427-0449 today.
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