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Sedation Dentistry for a Stress-Free Visit in Renton, WA

Get Painfree, Stressfree Dental Care

Did you know 30% of the population avoids the dentist due to fear? Sedation dentistry is an entirely new way to experience the dentist. If you feel anxious about just the thought of scheduling an appointment at the dentist, you aren’t alone. As much as 30% of the population avoids going to the dentist due to fear, but the result is that people in the community aren’t receiving the healthcare they need and deserve. At Smiles @ Southcenter, we fully understand that you may be nervous to visit us, and we do everything we can to create a welcoming and relaxing experience.

Our team is also happy to offer a new way to experience the dentist: IV conscious sedation dentistry. This safe way to complete almost any dental treatment is especially helpful to patients who suffer from dental phobia as a solution to fear and discomfort. Our dental team uses IV conscious sedation almost daily to ease patients into a state of complete relaxation.

Get Comfortable with Sedation Dentistry

Unlike many dental offices, which only offer IV sedation dentistry on select days each month, our team can offer IV sedation dentistry at any time because of the licensed sedation dentists we have on staff. In most cases, you can request sedation during your appointment and your dental insurance will cover the cost of the procedure.

Thanks to our experienced team, sedation dentistry methods at Smiles @ Southcenter are proven to be effective at allowing patients to relax throughout their dental experience, while staying conscious the entire time. Your vital signs will be monitored during the entire visit to ensure you’re relaxed but still awake. By the end of the treatment, you’ll feel as though just a few minutes have passed and may retain little to no specific memories of the procedure, making the entire visit a truly pain-free dental experience. There’s no pain and no fear—just the healthy, beautiful smile you deserve!

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Who Should Use Sedation Dentistry?

Sedation dentistry with an IV is appropriate for many patients with varied medical histories because the patient remains conscious throughout the procedure (unlike general anesthesia used for other major surgical procedures). Our team uses sedation for patients who visit us with:

  • A fear of needles, drills, or other instruments
  • Past traumatic experiences at another dentist’s office
  • Sensitive teeth
  • Allergies to other numbing agents or difficulty becoming numb before treatment
  • Discomfort or anxiety associated with the smells, noises, and tastes that accompany dental work

Using a safe, simple IV drip for sedation, our patients can forget all these reasons for nerves or pain and pass the time quickly, even if they visit us for complex restorative dental work that requires a few hours to complete. Alleviating pain and fear is that simple, and our team will be happy to answer your questions and address concerns over the phone or during your exam before you choose sedation dentistry.

Change the Way You Feel About a Trip to the Dentist

Get the dental work you need while in the comfort and care of our professional, understanding, and attentive dental team. Call us today at 206-575-9150 to learn more about our sedation options and schedule your appointment at our Tukwila dental practice.

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