How Dental Sedation Can Help Your Child

Illustration of Kids Brushing a ToothMost parents get a little anxious about bringing their children to the dentist. This isn't because they're afraid the kids will get hurt. Rather, they worry about how to help their little ones relax and calmly tolerate treatment.

At Sleep Dentistry of Spokane, we're ready to help you meet this challenge with a compassionate approach and effective techniques. If you've never considered sedation dentistry for your child before, we invite you to carefully examine the benefits.

Sedation Can Help Your Child Get All The Needed Care

Sedation is helpful in more than just placing fillings. Your child can also benefit from preventive treatments such as:

  • Fluoride
  • Sealants
  • X-rays
  • Cleanings

If a little sedation is what it takes to get these procedures done, then your child will be on the road to dental health. Preventive measures forestall the need to have more complex treatment done.

Reducing Anxiety Is Good For Your Child

Even when fear is completely unfounded, the anxiety of dental care wreaks havoc on a small system. Unseen at first, the effects of stress can gradually compound and lead to serious problems for your child.

Avoid these negative effects by relaxing your child's fears away with dental sedation.

Create A Positive Experience With Sedation

Traumatic experiences in childhood foster a whole generation of adults who won't seek necessary dental treatment.

You can start rebuilding your child's trust by trying out sedation. Even better, get your child off to a great start in life by introducing them to dental treatment through sedative techniques.

When kids can either giggle or doze their way through treatment, they won't be left with any scarring memories. This can improve their entire outlook on maintaining their oral health.

Dental Sedation For Kids In Spokane

Pediatric sedation dentistry has proven to be very effective for our little patients, especially those with special needs.

Are you interested in finding a pediatric dentist who offers sedation? Contact our family-centered practice today to schedule your child's first exam. We'll work with you to determine how we can best meet all of your family's needs.

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