Most adults have been warned about the physical effects of stress. Our doctors remind us to protect ourselves from the dangers of unmanaged stress by eating healthy, exercising regularly, and getting adequate sleep. We know that we shouldn’t try to relieve stress with overeating, excessive alcohol consumption, smoking, or compulsive spending. (Even though many of […]
If you are afraid of your Cary cosmetic dentist, you are not alone. At Cary Family Dental, we encounter many nervous first-time Raleigh dental patients. How do we calm their fears, provide a comfortable dental environment and earn lifelong patients? 1) We carefully explain the findings of the initial dental examination and thoroughly outline any […]
Nobody enjoys pain. Your Cary dentist knows this, and that is why the welcoming dental team at Cary Family Dental have made patient comfort a top priority. In conjunction with creating a relaxing environment, your dentist has various medications that can reduce and even eliminate pain associated with different dental procedures to give you a more enjoyable experience.
Many Cary residents who have improved their smile with cosmetic dentistry chose to use sedation. Though the terms “sleep dentistry” and “oral conscious sedation” are often used interchangeably, they are not identical. There are three main types of sedation used in dentistry.
Some people experience severe anxiety when undergoing dental treatment. With oral conscious sedation, it is possible to relax during dental procedures instead of being tense and fearful. Oral sedation dentistry, relaxation dentistry, conscious sedation, and anxiety-free dentistry are all terms used to describe this type of treatment.