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Dream Family Dental of McKinney, TX 75070 Emergency, Invisalign, Family, Cosmetic - Dental Implants, Dental Checkup, Cleaning & Examinations, Crowns, Bridges, Restorations, Veneers, Tooth Extraction, Dentures, Partial Dentures, Teeth Whitening, Emergency Dentist, Invisalign Dentist, Kid Friendly Dentist, Periodontics, Root Canal Therapy

SEDATION DENTISTRY

Dream Family Dental of McKinney, TX 75070 Emergency, Invisalign, Family, Cosmetic - Dental Implants, Dental Checkup, Cleaning & Examinations, Crowns, Bridges, Restorations, Veneers, Tooth Extraction, Dentures, Partial Dentures, Teeth Whitening, Emergency Dentist, Invisalign Dentist, Kid Friendly Dentist, Periodontics, Root Canal Therapy

Calming Nerves with Sedation Dentistry

An estimated 9-20% of Americans avoid getting the dental care they need because of anxiety or fear. Fortunately, there are many ways to relieve dental anxiety! First and foremost, please feel free to communicate your fears with us and we will be happy to discuss them with you, and adapt our approach as necessary. Other great tips include choosing a low-stress appointment time, bringing headphones and music, and practicing relaxation techniques and breathing. For our most anxious patients, we are happy to offer several comfortable and simple sedation services here at Dream Family Dental.

What Is Sedation Dentistry?

Sedation dentistry is the use of sedatives, anesthesia, and other medications during dental procedures. At our practice, we combine laughing gas with a local anesthetic to help our patients achieve a state of comfort and calm. We offer sedation to patients who experience dental anxiety, have health conditions that make it difficult for their muscles to relax, or have other care needs that can make dental procedures strenuous or uncomfortable.

Sedation is also offered to help patients relax during a variety of routine or non-invasive procedures for a more pleasant experience. If you think sedation is right for you, discuss your needs with our team!

Dream Family Dental of McKinney, TX 75070 Emergency, Invisalign, Family, Cosmetic - Dental Implants, Dental Checkup, Cleaning & Examinations, Crowns, Bridges, Restorations, Veneers, Tooth Extraction, Dentures, Partial Dentures, Teeth Whitening, Emergency Dentist, Invisalign Dentist, Kid Friendly Dentist, Periodontics, Root Canal Therapy

Minimal Sedation (Oral Sedation)

Some patients opt to take an oral sedative (benzodiazepines) one hour prior to their appointment. This anxiety-reducing sedative acts rapidly, and allows for the patient to remain fully awake during their treatment but feel more relaxed. However, it can be difficult to induce the sedative effect for some patients using this method.

Is Sedation Dentistry Safe?

Yes, sedation dentistry is safe. Our team of skilled dental professionals has years of training to administer laughing gas safely. During your first visit to our office, we will take a thorough medical history and determine if laughing gas is right for you.

Dream Family Dental of McKinney, TX 75070 Emergency, Invisalign, Family, Cosmetic - Dental Implants, Dental Checkup, Cleaning & Examinations, Crowns, Bridges, Restorations, Veneers, Tooth Extraction, Dentures, Partial Dentures, Teeth Whitening, Emergency Dentist, Invisalign Dentist, Kid Friendly Dentist, Periodontics, Root Canal Therapy
Have Any Questions?

If you have any questions or are ready to schedule your appointment, please contact us today!

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