Shreveport Dentist Now Offering IV Sedation For Patients Who Are Scared of The Dentist

Shreveport Dentist

Shreveport Dentist, Dr. Ben Kacos

Dr. Ben Kacos is now offering an enhanced level of sedation for patients who would like to be sedated during their dental visit.

We are one of the only dental offices in Shreveport offering IV Sedation to our patients. Our team is committed to your complete comfort and both mentally and physically.”
— Dr. Ben Kacos

SHREVEPORT , LA, UNITED STATES, September 26, 2018 / -- Believe it or not, around 40 Million Americans are afraid to go to the Dentist because they believe dental treatments will be painful. While it’s true that some dental procedures can cause discomfort, modern science has created a solution to help patients with fear and anxiety to cooperate with dental treatments. This is known as Sedation Dentistry.

Most procedures that require drilling or extraction may not require sedation. Although depending on your comfort level, sedation is an option for root canal treatment, extraction, scaling and root planing, tooth trimming, and implant placement. The below are considerations for use of sedation in some dental procedures:

Fear and anxiety issues
Traumatic previous dental experience
Lack of response or allergy to local anesthesia
Sensitive gag reflexes
Sensitive teeth
Several treatments are planned for one visit
Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ)

At Shreveport's Dentist, Dr. Ben Kacos offers two options, mild sedation otherwise known as laughing gas. He is also certified to offer IV sedation. This is a completely safe an effective option that helps patients who have extreme fear of the Dentist.

Dr. Benjamin M. Kacos
Shreveport's Dentist
(318) 618-0421
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Shreveport Dentist offering IV Sedation Option for Patients Afraid of The Dentist

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