What is Sedation Dentistry?
With sedation dentistry available, you’ll never have to worry again about going to see the dentist. As the name implies, sedation dentistry comprises safe and effective techniques used by a specially trained sedation dentist that allows patients to undergo dental treatment in a calm and relaxed state.
Dental sedation alleviates the fear, anxiety, and discomfort that a considerable number of patients associate with dental treatment. Seeking the advice of a sedation dentist experienced with this process allows patients the opportunity to undergo critical procedures like a tooth crown, root canals or other restorative dentistry treatments, that they would have otherwise avoided. Dental sedation is a popular choice for patients who want to undergo dental work as comfortably as possible.
Why We Offer Sedation Dentistry
Dr. Allan S. Thomas, DMD of Salt Lake City is specially trained as a sedation dentist. Since good dental health and appearance affects overall health and self-confidence, we offer sedation dentistry to help patients overcome their fears of going to the dentist. Dental sedation not only saves time for our patients, but also reduces their anxiety. Let Dr. Allan S. Thomas be your sedation dentist of choice!
Once you are comfortable with the sedation dentistry techniques, we can focus on the health and appearance issues you may have been avoiding. Additionally, dental sedation saves time with certain dental procedures. Our sedation dentist Dr. Thomas can perform multiple procedures while a patient is under dental sedation.
Types of Dental Sedation Dr. Thomas Provides
Nitrous Oxide – This dental sedation option is more commonly called “laughing gas.” Nitrous Oxide is a harmless sedation treatment that lets you feel more at ease, and sometimes even have fun, during a dental treatment.
Oral Conscious Sedation – This type of dental sedation is taken orally and is very effective at calming you during a procedure. It allows you get the oral care that you need with as little discomfort as possible.
If you are considering sedation dentistry and live in the Salt Lake City, Holladay, Murray, or Sugar House, Utah areas, contact our office at 801-322-4900 to schedule a free initial consultation.