Irving Sedation Dentist Helps Patients Relax

Relaxed woman in dental chairSedation dentistry makes it possible for every patient to receive the dentistry services they need to maintain a whole, healthy smile without any added stress, pain, or anxiety. In fact, your Irving sedation dentist can help you maintain complete comfort through even the most advanced procedures using a wide range of sedation dentistry options at 21st Century Dental & Sleep Center. If you want to learn more about the sedation dentistry options we provide, call our dedicated dentistry team to schedule a consultation today. We look forward to seeing you in our Irving dentistry practice soon.

Who Should Consider Dental Sedation?

Man talk to dentist in exam room (who should consider sedation section)We may recommend dental sedation for patients in a variety of situations, including:

Sedation Dentistry Options

Patient receiving nitrous oxide sedation (nitrous oxide section)Many patients experience dental phobia or anxiety that makes visiting the dentist uncomfortable, but the caring dentists and dentistry team at 21st Century Dental & Sleep Center offer a wide range of sedation dentistry options to ensure every patient we treat feels relaxed and free from pain throughout even the most advanced procedures.

Relaxation Dentistry

Simply put, relaxation dentistry is about our dedication to creating a dental office environment that is free from stress. Communication is key to helping patients feel confident in their treatment plan to avoid unnecessary stress or anxiety. We take the time to thoroughly explain your oral health concerns, treatment options, and partner with you to create a treatment plan you will feel 100% comfortable with. Throughout your time in our office, you will be treated with kindness and sensitivity. We know that even the gentlest treatment can’t help every patient stay relaxed, so we offer nitrous oxide and IV sedatives to help patients achieve the ideal level of comfort and relaxation during dental care.

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Nitrous Oxide Sedation

Nitrous oxide or “laughing gas” has been used for centuries to provide comfort for dental patients. Inhaled through the nose during treatment, the dosage of nitrous oxide can be quickly adjusted to help patients achieve and maintain optimal relaxation throughout their dental care services. In addition to its fast onset, nitrous oxide sedation wears away quickly, so patients can resume their regular daily routine immediately after treatment.

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IV Sedation Services

IV sedation allows our team to offer patients a deep level of conscious sedation that can be easily adjusted throughout treatment to allow patients to maintain complete comfort and relaxation. Like nitrous oxide, IV sedation can be adjusted throughout treatment to maintain the optimal comfort level. Unlike nitrous oxide sedation, the effects of IV sedation do not wear away quickly. In fact, it may take 12 to 24 hours for the effects of IV sedation to completely wear off. You should have a trusted friend or family member drive you to and from the office.

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What Sedation Service is Right for You?

Patient receiving IV sedation (IV sedation section)No treatment is right for every patient. Before we recommend a sedation dentistry option for your treatment, we’ll take the time to review each of your options and help you find the right sedation plan for you. Each patient will receive a personalized sedation dentistry plan that will keep them safe, comfortable, and stress free during the most advanced dental treatments.