If you struggle with anxiety prior to dental visits, you may be a good candidate for sedation dentistry. If fear of the dentist – also known as dental phobia – keeps you from scheduling routine office visits or from seeking advanced oral health and beauty treatments, you may be a good candidate for sedation dentistry. The best way to learn if this service can help make your dental visit both comfortable and rewarding is through a one-on-one consultation with Oklahoma City sedation dentist Dr. Terry Bass.
Addressing a Range of Discomforts
The types of sedation dentistry offered by Dr. Bass are able to address a range of discomforts including:
- Dental phobia or anxiety
- A dislike of the sights, smells, or sounds of dental offices
- A fear of needles
- A high tolerance for numbing agents
- Difficulties sitting still
- An overactive gag-reflex
- Highly sensitive teeth
These and similar issues can typically be addressed through conscious oral sedation, though more pronounced fears or heightened discomforts may require a deeper sleep dentistry option. During your visit to our Oklahoma City office Dr. Bass will assess your needs to determine which option will be most effective.
Is Sedation Right for You
Dr. Bass offers several different sedation dentistry options, enabling him to provide you with the best match for your needs. However, there are some existing medical conditions and health considerations that will need to be made before determining your candidacy for sleep dentistry.
As a member of DOCS, Dr. Bass is highly trained and significantly experienced in reviewing pertinent information to establish sedation dentistry candidacy. We will let you know what items will need to made available to Dr. Bass in order to assist him in choosing the best sedation option for you.
If you have questions about sedation dentistry or if you are ready to make an appointment with our Oklahoma City sleep dentist, please call (405) 622-8996 today. Dr. Bass welcomes patients from Edmond, Lawton, Norman, and all surrounding areas of Oklahoma.