Sedation Dentistry: How Sedation Dentistry Can Calm Your Anxiety

Introduction

A vast majority of the population suffers from dental anxiety. It is actually estimated that more than 10% of Mt. Pleasant, SC adults avoid going to the dentist because of how severe their dental anxiety is.

Sedation Dentistry: How Sedation Dentistry Can Calm Your Anxiety

Causes of Dental Anxiety
There are quite a few reasons people experience anxiety about dentists including the following:

  • Fear of pain
  • Feeling helpless
  • Bad gag reflex
  • Embarrassment
  • Negative experiences

 

Sedation is the Solution
Thanks to advancements in sedation dentistry it is now easier than ever to reduce your dental anxiety. Also, there are many forms of sedation that can be utilized and doing so helps patients no matter what form of anxiety they are dealing with. Also, while the sedation helps to calm the patient and help them relax it also works to help the doctor treat you more efficiently.

 

Schedule Your Consultation
If you are experiencing dental anxiety especially if it is keeping you from seeking important dental work then it would be beneficial if you reached out to our Dental office in Mt. Pleasant, SC to schedule your consultation with our doctor. They can discuss our sedation options with you and create a customized treatment plan for you as well.

Call for an Appointment

If you are ready to explore ways to rejuvenate your smile, or you just need a cleaning and x-rays, call today for a free consultation or to schedule an appointment. Dr. Kevin Hogan graduated from the Indiana University School of Dentistry and has over 40 years of experience. He completed continuing education at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, a world-renowned comprehensive and aesthetic dentistry center. He has also finished extensive coursework with the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation and lectured at both North Carolina and Emory University.

He is known for his artistic skill, professionalism, and ability to find the right solution for an array of dental challenges. Dr. Kevin Hogan is a cosmetic and restorative dentist serving patients in Mt. Pleasant South Carolina and the greater Charleston, SC areas.

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Smiles by Hogan

Cosmetic Dentist – Dr. Kevin Hogan
3405 Salterbeck St.
STE 100
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

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