Sleep Dentistry At La Costa Dental Excellence

Sleep Dentistry At La Costa Dental Excellence

Dental visits can be extremely stressful and for some California residents, the fear and anxiety associated with a trip to the dentist prevents them from getting the care they need. At La Costa Dental Excellence we provide the best oral sedation dentistry available. We will accommodate your needs with minimal, moderate, or deep sedation. Don’t…


What is sedation dentistry?

Sedative dentistry focuses on practicing the use of medications that help patients relax during dental procedures. Call La Costa Dental Excellence to schedule an appointment with Doctor Stephen and Kimberly Dankworth. It is important to realize that dental sedation is not a treatment for pain. Dental sedation uses a number of devices to relax the patient…


Types of sedation for dental patients

Sedation dentistry for dental anxiety

Laughing Gas Nitrous oxide, which is more commonly referred to as laughing gas, is commonly used to relax patients during dental procedures. Patients are conscious while being administered laughing gas, but it wears off very quickly once the face mask is removed. Patients who only receive laughing gas are often allowed to drive themselves home…


Who’s Afraid Of The Big, Bad…Dentist?

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People that suffer from dental phobia (Dentophobia) may take comfort in the fact that it is a fairly common diagnosable mental condition. At least they know they are not alone and that the medical community takes it seriously. Phobias like Pteromerhanophobia: (the fear of flying) and Acrophobibia (the fear of heights) can be difficult, but…