What is Sedation Dentistry?

Sedation dentistry is a treatment we provide to patients to help them feel relaxed while they’re at the dentist. Each of our options allows you to feel entirely comfortable and relaxed. Your anxiety and fear will slowly melt away to help you have a seamless experience at our dental office.

In our office we offer different levels of sedation including:

We have the right solution whatever your needs are for comfort.

Who’s a Good Candidate?

If you ever put off a dental appointment because you have a fear of the dentist or just feel uncomfortable, you’re likely a good candidate for sedation dentistry. Most patients are good candidates, especially because we offer a drug-free option. To find out if you qualify, please contact our dental office. We will ask you about your medical history and recommend the best option for your needs.

Some of the problems sedation dentistry can help with include:

  • Dental anxiety
  • Strong gag reflex
  • Bothered by sounds or smells in the dental office Dental work feels especially painful for you
  • Bad past experiences at the dentist
  • Comfortable sitting still for long periods
  • Difficulty getting numb
  • Want multiple procedures completed in one sitting

If any of the issues listed above apply to you, please contact our dental office to schedule a consultation with our sedation dentists in Southlake, TX to find out if sedation dentistry is right for you.

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Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

There are numerous benefits. For one, it can help you finally get the dental treatments you need without experiencing any anxiety in the process. After having a few dental appointments, your anxiety might actually go away to the point where you don’t need it because you’ve had so many good recent dental experiences.

Once you experience more positive dental experiences, you won’t feel like pushing off preventive dentistry treatments anymore. The best way to avoid long and uncomfortable treatments down the line is with preventive dentistry.

Sedation dentistry can also help you have a pain-free dental experience. Whether you suffer from a strong gag reflex or dental work feels incredibly painful to you, this can completely transform your experience.

There are also some patients who might struggle to sit still for long periods either due to a physical or mental disability. Sedation dentistry can help you stay relaxed so that you don’t fidget around during your procedure. As a result, most patients experience a faster appointment. You can even combine multiple treatments into one appointment to help save you time and anxiety in the future.

There are really no downsides to getting sedation dentistry. Our Southlake, TX sedation dentists can find the right option for you to make your experience with us as comfortable as possible. Please call (817) 587-4566 to schedule an appointment and learn more about our sedation dentistry options.