Picture the following scenario. You are stretched out in a chair at the dentist’s office holding a remote as you try to tune into your favorite radio station. A dental assistant snaps a paper bib around your neck. Someone switches on a bright overhead light and you see latex-gloved hands moving toward your open mouth. […]
Dental anxiety and dental phobia impact many people, including some Cary Family Dental patients. Today’s post answers some questions we commonly receive from patients about this vital topic. If you or a family member are concerned about your dental health, give us a call and ask us about Sedation Dentistry in Cary. What Are The […]
Are you or a family member nervous about going to the dentist, to the point where you’ll cancel an appointment? If so, you may be one of millions of Americans coping with dental anxiety. At Cary Family Dental, we offer sedation dentistry for those patients who need help getting through a procedure. Sedation dentistry is […]
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.
Only 10 percent of N.C. dentists offer this service Cary, N.C. – Cary Family Dental is excited to announce that it will begin offering intravenous (I.V.) sedation to patients this month. The practice recently hired licensed sedation dentist Dr. Parth Parekh, and passed an in-office evaluation to receive its sedation permit from the North […]
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.
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.