You’re sitting in your car just like you have been for the past 10 minutes. The engine isn’t on and you’re blankly starring at the wheel. You told yourself that you were finally going to visit the dentist today, but the usual anxiety has come on stronger than ever. You resist the urge to pick up your phone and cancel.
It’s been years since you’ve seen the dentist and you know you need to go. You said that your gift to yourself this year would be to finally take care of teeth. You’re like many patients around the country who suffer from overwhelming dental anxiety. Dr. Edward Dougherty Jr., your sedation dentist in Ocean City, empathizes with you completely, and wants you to know how he and the team at Delmarva Sedation Dentistry can help patients just like you. (more…)
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It may seem early, but the team here at Delmarva Sedation Dentistry is already preparing for the holiday season. November and December are our busiest months, after all, as our patients take steps to prepare their smiles for one of the most well-photographed seasons of the year.
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You have this fantasy you play in your head whenever you think about going to the dentist. You’re sitting on the beach, staring out towards the ocean. You can feel the weight of the sunlight on your skin and the breeze glide through your hair. Your biggest worry is whether to sunbathe a little longer or go for a swim. Suddenly, you wake up in a dentist’s to chair to a cry of, “You’re all done!” and you leave the office without a memory of the procedure. While the sedation dentist in Ocean City can’t guarantee that you’ll dream of the beach when you come to the office, they can promise that they will make sure that you won’t feel any pain while in their chair. (more…)
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“Relax! Everything will be fine.” Don’t you just hate it when someone tells you that? You’re nervous about something and they think it’s so easy to relax! Well actually if we’re talking about dentistry, it really can be very easy to relax. Ocean City sedation dentist Dr. Dougherty offers three types of sedation to help ease your nervousness so you can have the dental care you need. When we say, “relax, everything will be fine,” you can bet that it will be!
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There are situations when “your undivided attention” is absolutely necessary. An appointment with the dentist is not one of them. Could there be anything wrong with catching a few zzz’s while the dentist works on your smile? Not at all. In fact, for patients who are anxious or fearful of all things dental, a nap might be just what the dentist orders. Ocean City sedation dentist Dr. Edward T. Dougherty, Jr. helps his patients have the dental care they need with three types of sedation dentistry that can all help you snooze through your appointment.
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Delmarva Sedation Dentistry is your trusted dentist for oral and IV sedation in Ocean City. We believe you shouldn’t put your oral health at risk due to dental fears, anxieties, or other factors that keep you from visiting the dentist. We strive to provide the comfortable and compassionate care you need by treating you with integrity. To ensure we fulfill our passion for comfortable dental care, we cater to patients who have unique requirements that involve the use of sedation. No matter if you suffer from dental phobias or have to undergo an extensive procedure, we offer the sedation you need to feel comfortable and relaxed to enjoy your time with us.
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Dental fears and phobias are common reasons people avoid going to the dentist. Often, these fears hold people back from maintaining regular visits to the dentist. As a result, they usually don’t go to the dentist until after a serious problem has developed, which will require more extensive treatment. With the Dental Fears Research Clinic estimating 5 to 8 percent of Americans avoid the dentist out of fear, while another 20 percent have anxieties about the dentist, it’s important to learn how to overcome these fears to maintain oral health. Now, many turn to sedation dentistry to help them relax. As a sedation dentist in Salisbury, we offer several sedation techniques to sooth and relax patient fears.
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If you need to have a tooth extracted, then feeling a bit—or a lot—anxious about the procedure is perfectly normal. You may understand why you need to have a tooth extracted. You may even understand how you will benefit from having the extraction. However, neither of these will necessarily calm your fears. What will settle those butterflies? Sedation dentistry. For anxiety-free tooth extractions in Delmarva, residents rely on Dr. Dougherty and his team at Delmarva Sedation Dentistry.
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Life is too short to spend time stressing out about your next dental visit. Don’t let your oral health suffer as a result of your dental fear or anxiety! Sedation dentistry in Rehoboth can help you overcome your worries and receive the excellent care your smile deserves. Continue reading to learn more from Dr. Dougherty and the team at Delmarva Sedation Dentistry!
Regularly seeing the dentist should be a given part of your personal healthcare routine. Not just for the sake of your smile, but for the benefit of your general health, as well. You might be surprised to know that a dentist can often be the first healthcare provider to spot a problem by finding a clue in your mouth. That’s one of the reasons why the American Dental Association recommends everyone have at least two dental checkups each year. Of course, a recommendation is only as good as the commitment to follow the advice.