It shouldn’t come as a surprise that many patients deal with dental anxiety. This is so common that typically, it is known as white coat syndrome or dentophobia. To ensure patients could get their proper procedures while not feeling stress, many dentists have turned to sedation dentistry. Sedation options are available depending on the severity of anxiety and type of procedure, and is decided on by the dentist. It is important to know that The American Dental Association safeguards sedation dentistry guidelines to keep patients protected. There are different anesthetics your dentist can offer, from laughing gas to IV sedation, here is your guide to how to visit your dentist, anxiety free.