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Sedation Dentistry - Abilene, TX

Dental Care without Fear or Anxiety

Sedation Can Calm Your Nerves

If you’re feeling fearful or anxious about visiting our dentists, you’re not alone! Many of our patients feel this way when they first come to our office. Rest assured, our dedicated team of dentists and hygienists is here to make your dental appointment as comfortable and painless as possible! We know that all patients have different fears and anxieties, so we’re careful to help you feel calm, in a way that works best for your situation. Our sedation dentistry in Abilene, TX includes nitrous oxide and oral sedation, so you can receive a personalized level of relaxation at your appointment. Our team has not only received advanced training in sedation dentistry, we’re also highly attentive to your needs, giving you a dental experience you may even enjoy.

Sedation Dentistry Is Ideal for Patients Who….

  • Feel extreme levels of anxiety or fear at the dentist
  • Become stressed about the sounds or smells of the office
  • Have sensitive teeth or a sensitive gag reflex
  • Find it difficult to sit still for long periods of time
  • Require lengthy or complex treatments

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We’ll Help You Feel Calm

Whether you have minor anxiety or dental phobia, our team will provide a personalized sedation dentistry solution to help you feel comfortable and relaxed. Our sedation dentistry includes:

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Nitrous Oxide

Nitrous oxide, or “laughing gas”, is a form of light sedation you inhale through your nose. You’ll feel very calm and drowsy while breathing in this solution, though you’ll remain awake. Once your appointment is complete, we’ll remove the mask and have you breathe only oxygen through the hose. You’ll be able to drive yourself home as this process leaves no aftereffects.

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Oral Sedation

Oral sedation is moderate sedation you take about an hour before your appointment. It’s a prescription medication you take by mouth to help relieve feelings of anxiety. You’ll need someone to drive you two and from your appointment, as this sedation will make you feel very drowsy and relaxed. Some of our patients even nap through their appointments with this level of sedation!

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Don’t feel anxious or fearful at the dentist!

Choose our team to calm your nerves with sedation.