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Is IV Sedation Anesthesia an Option with Cosmetic Procedures?

IV sedation is a type of anesthesia offered at select dental practices. This type of sedation is administered intravenously and monitored in office by an anesthesiologist. During IV sedation, patients maintain a certain level of consciousness which allows them to respond to questions or commands if ...

July 16, 2019
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Sedation Dentistry in Gettysburg

For many people just the thought of a visit to the dentist immediately results in extreme anxiety. The fear of a painful experience often results in putting off simple dental issues until they require a more drastic course of action. But it doesn't have to be that way! Sedation dentistry, sometimes ...

December 11, 2017
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Sedation Dentistry Explained

I often ask new patients who come to me for sedation dentistry what it is that they are most anxious about. Many times it is simply a fear of being judged.  “I haven’t been to a dentist for 20 years and I’m afraid you’re going to lecture me!”  We are non-judgemental and we cater to cowards! If going...

April 24, 2017
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A Gettysburg Dentist Discusses a Brief History of Dentistry

Did you know dentistry is one of the oldest professions in the medical field?  It dates back to ancient times and became a more defined profession in the 1700s. The "Father of Modern Dentistry" is Pierre Fauchard who published a book titled The Surgeon Dentist, a Treatise on Teeth, in 1723. This inf...

April 13, 2015
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Are You A Good Candidate For Sedation Dentistry?

Perhaps you've heard of of sedation for dental treatment. Some refer to it as sleep dentistry.  If so, you might be wondering whether you are a good candidate. Who uses sedation dentistry?  Do you: Feel very anxious about going to the dentist? Need extra help getting numb in order to not feel pain? ...

April 08, 2015
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