According to the American Dental Association, fear is the number one reason millions of people avoid going to the dentist. It’s estimated that 93 million Americans live with some degree of dental anxiety, whether due to traumatic childhood experiences or unpleasant visits as adults. For many, the reason for delay is simply not having the time for lengthy appointments.
Sedation dentistry is a solution for patients who are afraid of the dentist’s chair or have time constraints that would benefit from more efficient treatment plans. Specially trained sedation dentists like Dr. Peter Kim will help you feel as comfortable as possible by using well-established and proven protocols that can be customized for your individual emotional and physical needs.
At Sierra Oaks Dental, we offer extensive experience and dental services to help you relax and achieve a smile you’ll be proud to show the world. Here are a few common questions anxious patients ask before seeking treatment: