For patients who panic at the very thought of visiting the dentist, sedation dentistry in our Springfield, IL office can be critical for their oral health. Our compassionate and skilled dentists put patients at ease and check in with them throughout the appointment to ensure they are comfortable. For patients with extreme anxiety surrounding the dentist, we do offer sedation for dental work.
Schön Dental provides sedation dentistry in our Springfield, IL office. We offer level 1, nitrous and oral sedation, for patients that fear visiting the dentist. Otherwise known as laughing gas, this form of sedation has multiple benefits. These include:
- Easy and painless to administer
- Quickly dissipates after treatment
- Safe for all ages
- Has been used for years as an effective sedation method
- The patient is comfortable and will have little to no memory of the procedure
How does sedation dentistry work? An experienced sedation dentist will administer nitrous gas and oxygen to the patient through a mask that goes in the patient’s nose. The calming effect is felt within just a few minutes. Once the patient is comfortable, treatment will begin. Sedation allows patients to receive necessary dental care including cleanings, fillings, root canal treatment, and more.
Once treatment is complete, your sedation dentist will remove the mask. The effect of the laughing gas will wear off quickly, and you will be able to drive yourself home after your appointment. Our team of dentists, hygienists, and front office staff are dedicated to bringing quality dental care to our patients. That’s why we offer sedation, so patients with anxiety can access top-notch dentistry and be comfortable at the same time. To learn more about sedation dentistry at our Springfield, IL office, contact us today! We would be happy to discuss how we can make you comfortable while receiving essential dental care.