Oral Sedation

Facts About Sedation Dentistry

  • It really works! You really can snooze through your dental appointment.
  • It is safe! You take a small pill prior to treatment, no intra-venous tubes or needles.
  • You will have little or no memory of the experience. You won’t remember any sounds or smells.
  • Complex dental treatments that often require four to six appointments, can be done in as little as one!
  • People who have difficulty getting numb have no problem when relaxed and snoozing.
  • Sedation dentistry is a safe way to reduce the fatigue of extended dental treatment requiring long visits.

Watch this video to find out how we can make your dental experience hassle free. We mean it!

Afraid of dentistry?

We’re not going to punish you for it! Oral Sedation for $0.00*

For many Americans going to the dentist is a frightful event. Sure dentistry has changed over the last 10 years and most procedures are quicker and less painful than before… but not for the 145 million Americans that still avoid the dentist because of fear.

Our dentists have completed special training that allows them to treat these fearful people while they are safely sedated. That’s right, using a small pill, people can now have their dental care accomplished while they are totally relaxed and absolutely comfortable.

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You are given a small pill to take an hour prior to your dental work. That’s it. You will be covered with a thick, warm blanket and placed on a monitor to watch your vital signs. After you are comfortable our dentists and experienced clinical staff will take care of your dental needs.*Minimum length of procedure applies for FREE Oral Sedation.

Oral Sedation Dentistry

Common Questions and Answers

Q: Will I feel any pain?

A. No. You will feel nothing!

Q: Will I be unconscious?

A. No, you are in a deeply relaxed state, you are responsive.

Q: Will I be monitored?

A. Yes, one of our team is always with you and your vital signs are monitored during the entire visit. You are never alone.

Q: How long will I be snoozing?

A. Depending on your needs, from two to four hours.

Q: Will someone need to accompany me?

A. Yes, due to the sedative effects of the medication, you will need someone to drive you to our office and home again.

Q: Who Is A Candidate For Sedation Dentistry?

A. People who have:

  • Intense fear
  • Had traumatic dental experiences
  • Difficulty getting numb
  • A bad gag reflex
  • Very sensitive teeth
  • Limited time to complete their dental care
  • Complex dental problems
  • People who hate needles and shots.
  • People who hate the noises, smells and tastes associated with dental care.

We understand you may be afraid of the dentist. Don’t worry! We’ll take great care of you!