I'm terrified to go to the dentist! What are my options for dental treatment?
It is our mission to ensure that our patients are comfortable during their treatment. At Rowlett Smiles, we offer different levels of sedation for our patients to help them feel more comfortable during dental procedures.
Nitrous oxide (laughing gas), can help you feel relaxed during any type of dental procedure from a cleaning to a more complex root canal. It works quickly and also leaves your system quickly, which means that it doesn't interfere with your normal daily activities after your appointment. It's also safe for children.
Oral sedation and IV sedation work well for patients who may have special needs, strong gag reflexes, severe phobia, or many dental procedures to complete at one time. You'll need a ride to and from your appointment with both of these options, and you should plan to limit your activities after having these types of sedation. You'll appreciate being able to have your dental work done without fear or discomfort with little to no memory of what happened during your treatment.
Dr. Boren is licensed by the American Dental Association and has had over 30 years of experience in providing dental sedation and helping patients feel comfortable and relaxed during their appointments. We would be happy to talk to you about the different options of sedation that will meet your needs.