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Have Severe Dental Anxiety? IV Sedation May Be the Answer
Taking care of your oral health is important, but if you are anxious about visiting your periodontist, you are not alone. Many adults suffer from some form of dental anxiety, which can include symptoms ranging from an elevated heartbeat to an all-out panic attack. The good news is that sedation dentistry provides safe options to help you get dental care even if you are anxious. If your dental anxiety is severe, Dr. Leo Tokarczyk offers IV sedation, which may be right for you.
What Is Dental Anxiety?
Dental anxiety is when a person exhibits physical symptoms of anxiousness or panicking by visiting the periodontist or another dental professional. The anxiety can range from mild to severe. In patients who experience severe symptoms, it may be a feat to even walk in the office, let alone sit in a dental chair or have a professional work in the mouth.
How Can IV Sedation Help?
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