Dentist Helps You Understand Dental Pain

Dentist says "pain has always been a major issue with dentistry".

The fear of pain in dentistry is so high in fact, that many people fail to go to a dentist until their condition becomes so bad that they have no other choice than to see a dentist. A majority of individuals are terrified of the dental chair, although once they are numb, they sometimes fall asleep. Sedation also helps with the numbing shots, and once they are finished – there is literally no more pain.

Most often, people will concentrate on the thought of getting the shot, which will only magnify the pain. If you are already in pain when you visit your dentist, the shots will put your mind at ease and stop the pain almost immediately.

If you have a tremendous fear of dental pain and simply can not stand the thought of getting a shot, then you may be interested in laughing gas or IV sedation. Either of the two can help you relax before you the dentist applies numbing shots. IV sedation can either be conscious or put you out totally. Normally, IV sedation is preferred during wisdom teeth removal, as most people don't want to hear the grinding and snapping of the teeth. It works through your veins, as the anesthesia is inserted into your arm through a vein.


 

 

If you have chosen either laughing gas or an IV sedation, your dentist will administer either of the two before he gives you shots or goes any further. Once the medicine has taken effect, you normally won't feel anything or remember it. Laughing gas and IV sedation can put your mind at ease, so you won't be uncomfortable during your surgery or extractions.

Dental pain is something that many fear, it isn't near as bad as they may think. Dental pain isn't near as bad you may think or hear – which is why you shouldn't fear it.

Your Dentist Should Explain Options.

If you need dental work or if you are having a bad toothache, you shouldn't hesitate to get to the dentist. The Greensboro dentist will explain everything he is going to do in your treatment, and ask you about other forms of sedation or medicine. Even though you "ll feel the shots, the rest of the procedures you won't feel at all.

If you are already in pain when you visit your dentist, the shots will put your mind at ease and stop the pain almost immediately.

If you have a tremendous fear of dental pain and simply can not stand the thought of getting a shot, then you may be interested in laughing gas or IV sedation.


 

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by Jay M. via Judy'sBook 2010-10-29
"The staff is always friendly and professional. From the moment you arrive you are met with smiles and a concern to be the best they can be. From root canals, crowns, and routine check-ups there is no one else I would trust. I live in Durham but am happy to travel to Greensboro knowing I will have quality work from quality people.
 

Great Dentist I highly recommend
by A Google User via google 2010-08-06
Dr Sullivan and staff are great. They have a comfortable and at home feeling. If you have any fears even with having just your teeth cleaned, they have a way to help you relax.

Dr. Sullivan and his staff are great.
by A Google User via google 2011-01-15
 


David R. Sullivan DDS - Greensboro Dentist
Rated: 5 Stars By 3 Reviewers
Hours
Mon. 8:00am – 5pm
Tue. 8:00am – 5pm
Wed. 8:00am – 5pm
Thu. 8:00am – 5pm
Fri. Special Appointments Only