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Overcome Your Dental Anxiety with IV Sedation

February 19, 2020

Does your fear of dental treatment keep you from going to the dentist? Having a fear of the dentist is one of the most common reasons people neglect their dental health. We understand that some people experience great anxiety when they go to the dentist. Here at Apple Tree Dental in Rexburg, we offer soothing IV sedation for patients that experience dental fear and anxiety. We make it easy for patients with dental anxiety to get the treatment they need.

IV Sedation


How IV Sedation Works


With IV sedation we are able to directly administer the sedative medications to you. By doing this we are able to control the level of sedation that our patents are under. We can help patients reach adequate levels of sedation as needed, and you will simply recover when the procedure is complete. While under the sedation a patient may feel drowsy or sleepy, but will still be able to respond to verbal prompts.


When you are finished with your appointment and are ready to go home after having an IV sedation, you must plan for a friend or family member to give you a ride. It would be wise to have someone stay with you for the rest of the day to make sure you are fully alert. When you get home you should relax, rest, eat light, and avoid strenuous activities for the rest of the day. 

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Benefits of IV Sedation









Taking care of your dental health is of high importance. Regular visits for cleanings and other dental services protect you from infection, tooth decay, and gum disease. Let us help you take care of your dental needs while avoiding your fears of the dentist by choosing dental sedation for your next treatment. 


At our office we don’t just take care of teeth, we take care of our patients. Don’t let your dental fear keep you from taking care of your beautiful smile any longer. Give us a call at (208) 359-1500 or schedule an appointment online with Apple Tree today. We look forward to hearing from you and making your next dental visit a pleasant one.