Comfort Dentistry

Sedation Dentistry is the modern way of having dental treatment, which can transform an unpleasant and stressful appointment with the dentist into a comfortable experience even for patients with dental anxiety or fear for the dentist. Imagine undergoing a complex dental treatment like a root canal, extraction, or oral surgery. Sedation dentistry allows your doctor to provide a variety of dental treatments safely and comfortably for patients who experience anxiety when visiting the dentist Sedation dentistry offers the opportunity to many patients with dental phobia or certain medical or mental conditions to get the dental care they need.

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Sedation can be administered through several different methods, depending on the overall health and level of relaxation required by the patient. One method is nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, to achieve the relaxed sensation they desire. Other methods of sedation dentistry include oral sedation and intravenous (I.V.) sedation. Depending on a patient’s anxiety levels, different degrees of dental sedation may be required.

Sedation dentistry might be the right choice for you if you have

  • Extensive dental needs, with a limited amount of time
  • Anxiety or phobia about dental treatment
  • A very extreme gag reflex
  • Difficulty getting numb completely
  • A fear of needles
  • Sensitive teeth