3420 Hickory Road
Mishawaka, IN 46545
13590b N Meridian St # 104
Carmel, IN, 46032-1409
Steffel, Charles L D.D.S.
9002 N Meridian St # 201
Indianapolis, IN, 46260-5350
Clark, Patricia H D.D.S.
221 S 19th St
Terre Haute, IN, 47807-4129
Endodontic Services Inc
117 1/2 S Nappanee St
Elkhart, IN, 46514-1900
If you are afraid to go to the dentist, relax! Sedation dentistry and a trained sedation dentist can change your life for the better with a light sedative!
You can have the beautiful smile and the good dental health you've always wanted with sedation dentistry. Ask your dentist about more benefits of conscious sedation.
Imagine being able to smile with confidence and chew your food without pain. A sedation dentist and conscious sedation dentistry makes it possible to be totally relaxed during your dental treatment.
You won't feel any discomfort and likely won't remember the treatment itself. Because you'll be completely comfortable, your sedation dentist can do many dental care procedures during the same visit, including:
Best of all, you'll probably only need one or two appointments with a dentist using sedation dentistry. So in hours you can start enjoying the confidence that comes with a bright new smile and good dental health.
Plus sedation dentistry is safe. Before your sedation dentist begins work, he or she will thoroughly review your medical history, and then monitor you closely during your conscious sedation dental treatment.
What did your parents tell you about going to the dentist? Did they talk about how your dentists could help you take care of your teeth, gums and even your smile? Instead, they probably emphasized the negative: "It won't hurt much," or "Your toothache will be gone."
For most of us, the stories we heard about visiting dentists described how the person in the white jacket helped relieve tooth pain. We didn't hear about the dentists creating opportunities for good dental health and an attractive bright smile.
Comparing the dentistry your parents knew with the new dentistry that has emerged over the past ten to fifteen years is like comparing the computers of the 1950's with today's powerful desktop machines. The differences are vast. Yet, as dental care consumers, most of us have not updated our old stories. You haven't added new chapters about the great possibilities for dental care and dental well-being that the new dentistry offers.
You can experience these new possibilities for oral and dental health by creating partnerships with your dentists and their dental teams. You can take advantage of innovations and advances in:
Today's dental care teams have the knowledge, skills and information to help create a positive dental health future. A partnership is based on communication and mutual responsibility, and you can actively foster that first communication.
You can begin to partner with your dentists and their dental care teams by:
Your parents didn't have the choices or the opportunities that you have today for optimal dental health. The new dentistry can create more than a warm bright smile; it can improve your overall health.
The future of your dental health is in your hands just as the future of your bodily health is. Taking steps to increase your knowledge about the new dentistry will provide great benefits for you today and tomorrow.
By Brian DesRoches, PhD