Millions of Americans are afraid to go to the dentist. They wait until they are in complete pain or discomfort before taking the first step and scheduling their appointment.
Tyler, Texas (PRWEB) May 02, 2013
Dr. Roy R. Smith, DDS; Lynette Ogletree, DDS; Joe T. Smith, DDS and Aaron Douglas, DDS of Smith Dental Care, recently announced the plans to launch a new website to better educate their patients about the benefits of sedation dentistry. Smith Dental Care’s primary goal with the new website is to educate.
“Millions of Americans are afraid to go to the dentist. They wait until they are in complete pain or discomfort before taking the first step and scheduling their appointment,” states Dr. Joe Smith, DDS. The dentists of Smith Dental Care can’t stress enough the importance of preventative dentistry with annual exams and X-Rays. Unfortunately, anxiety driven patients will put off their visits for years at a time. “I’ve been seeing patients for several years and I see anxious patients on a regular basis. This type of patient will wait until they are in complete pain before visiting our office,” explains Dr. Lynette Ogletree, DDS. The new website is intended to educate patients on the benefits of sedation dentistry, ultimately helping them overcome their fear and obtain a healthy smile.
Sedation dentistry has been around for several years. Typically, mild sedation dentistry is offered with nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas. Another form is an oral sedative authorized to patients to simply relax. Although these are both forms of sedation dentistry, for some, it may not be enough for phobic dental patients. For these particular patients, our Tyler dentists offer I.V. Sedation. This is commonly administered by a board-certified, onsite anesthesiologist. Most patients who choose to undergo I.V. Sedation will enter a state of complete relaxation and comfort, while still remaining conscious. With I.V. Sedation, Smith Dental Care can reverse year’s worth of dental neglect in as little as one visit. Sedation is offered for cosmetic and general patients. Sedation has been allowing our Tyler Texas dentists to perform dental work in one setting, for several years.
Dr. Aaron Douglas, DDS comments, “My overall goal is to help the people in my community overcome their fear of the dentist and dentistry as a whole. I want to assist them in achieving a happy healthy smile. The new website is scheduled to launch in May and will be a great addition to our practice for patient education and awareness of sedation dentistry. ”
About Smith Dental Care
Located in Tyler, Texas, Smith Dental Care opened its doors in 1980. For the first 25 years, Dr. Roy R. Smith, DDS was the only dentist serving the patients of Smith Dental Care, striving to focus every day on listening to patients and learning what they wanted and needed from Smith Dental Care. Over the years, Smith Dental Care has brought in three great associates, Dr. Lynette Ogletree, Dr. Joe T. Smith, and Dr. Aaron Douglas. Together they have implemented many services that help Smith Dental Care increase their patients’ satisfaction.
For more information, visit http://www.smithdentaltyler.com or call (903) 534-1171.
Smith Dental Care
5400 New Copeland Rd
Tyler, TX 75703
Phone: (903) 534-1171