Forget About Dental Fear with IV Sedation

IV sedation is an advanced form of sedation dentistry used to relieve strong dental fears or anxiety, or for those undergoing more complex procedures. IV sedation is administered intravenously to create a “semi-awake” state, where patients are still able to respond to commands, but will likely have amnesia from the medication. If you have strong fears about seeing the dentist, IV sedation is a good option to overcome anxiety and be relaxed during your treatment.

Don’t Let Your Fear Get in the Way of Your Health

Whether you’ve had a bad dental experience in the past or your procedure seems scary, IV sedation may be what you need to complete your treatment. If you don’t see a dentist regularly, you are putting your teeth at risk of periodontal disease and tooth loss. Additionally, your oral health is linked to your systemic health, so seeing the dentist is a must for your body and mind too. Dr. John Cherry is committed to patient comfort and will help give you the healthy smile you deserve.

Place Your Dental Health in Dr. Cherry’s Experienced Care

In order to perform IV sedation, a dentist must be trained and certified in the technique. Dr. Cherry has received top training, certification and awards in dentistry and IV sedation to keep his commitment of excellent care for his patients. Some of Dr. Cherry’s accomplishments include:

  • Certified in IV sedation
  • Received certificates from the University of Alabama at Birmingham for conscious sedation
  • Member in the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • Training in advanced dentistry at L.D. Pankey Institute
  • Selected as a top dentist in the Tampa Bay area in recognition for excellent service to patients
  • Over 30 years of dentistry experience
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