benefits of dental sedation

What are the Benefits of Dental Sedation?

If you fear the dentist, you are not alone. Millions of individuals hesitate having the necessary procedures performed — jeopardising their teeth and gums in the process. Dental sedation is a popular option and there are several benefits to be enjoyed.

– When you are sedated, you will no longer have to worry about excess levels of anxiety and fear.

– You will not feel any type of pain.

– There are many times when the work can be completed much faster when the patient is under sedation.

“Dental sedation relieves anxiety and fear for the most nervous patients.”

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Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)

I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.

Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.

Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.

Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.

Special interest in Orthodontics.

Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.

I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.

Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).

I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.