Learning How to Speak with Oral Surgeons when you Have Concerns
Posted on 3/10/2018 by Dr. Michael Allard
Oral surgeons are trained to assess and treat complicated dental issues and have the skills to deal with extensive procedures beyond what a dentist normally would.
For simple procedures, our dentists can address those issues and will refer you to an oral surgeon for more complicated procedures such as the removal of an impacted tooth, dental implants, or jaw joint problem. To ensure that you get the most out of our oral surgeon, you need to work on how you communicate your problems and concerns. Here are a few tips on how to accomplish that.
Be Open About Your Problems
Most people are afraid of making a visit to an oral surgeon. This could be as a result of these individuals having a low pain threshold. You need to understand that our oral surgeons are trained to help patients address all issues regarding their oral health. These professionals have undergone extensive training in anesthesia. They can administer both local and general anesthesia to patients.
If you are experiencing anxieties the surgeon will provide various solutions on how to address your anxiety. Whether you are struggling with phobias, or are afraid that your condition requires an extensive procedure, talk to our oral surgeon so that he can address the issue as soon as possible.
Ask About Sedation Dentistry
Our oral surgeons can administer anesthesia for patients who have trouble staying calm during dental procedures. The surgeon can determine what the best medication is for your situation and condition. Ask about the options so that you can discuss with our professionals and find out what will be most comfortable for you.
Communication during the Procedure
If you'll be conscious during the procedure, you need to talk to our professionals to determine the signals you'll use to express your discomfort. Don't be afraid to ask questions. If you have any dental health issues, make a point of calling us today.
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About Us Dr. Michael Allard has been delivering outstanding care in oral and maxillofacial surgery here in Arizona since 2000. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Glendale, AZ, Dr. Allard manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions.