Nashville TN Sedation Dentists
Have you been searching for a Nashville TN sedation dentist? Regular dental care is the way to a bright, healthy smile. Unfortunately, a large percentage of the American population does not get the dental care they need either because they avoid the dentist due to dental phobia, or they are one of many hard to treat patients who find it difficult or impossible to tolerate dental care in a traditional dental office.
Lack of proper dental care results in more than just poor oral health. Not only can poor oral health lead to painful tooth infections, cavities, abscesses, and tooth loss, but a lack of oral health has been linked to heart disease, diabetes, and respiratory ailments. In addition, poor oral health leads to tooth loss and poor eating habits. In addition, people with poor oral health often avoid social interaction and suffer from low self esteem, both of which deprive the patient of a healthy social life and the opportunity for advancement at work.
Hospital Sleep Dentistry
If you have been avoiding the dentist, Dr. David Kurtzman, DDS and his compassionate staff want you to know that hospital sleep dentistry offers a comfortable, safe way for hard to treat Tennessee dental patients to get the dental care they need to protect their health and well being.
Dr. Kurtzman is one of the limited number of dentists who are qualified to practice sleep and sedation dentistry, a specialized type of dentistry that uses sedation ranging from mild conscious sedation to full unconscious sedation under general anesthesia to ensure that patients have a comfortable, painless dental experience without fear or anxiety.
Hospital Dental Care
Dr. Kurtzman practices hospital dental care using a level of sedation appropriate to each patient. Some patients excellent candidates for mild intravenous sedation. These patients are in a drowsy, sleep like state throughout the procedure. Although they are conscious and can answer questions, they feel no pain or anxiety and generally do not remember the procedure.
For other patients, full sedation under general anesthesia is the best solution. Dr. Kurtzman performs the dental procedures in a hospital operating room with the assistance of surgical nurses and a qualified anesthesiologist. The patient is fully sedated and the experience is completely painless and comfortable.
Call Dr. Kurtzman’s sleep and sedation dental practice today and find out if you or someone you care for is a good candidate for sleep and sedation dentistry.