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Should I Consider Sleep or Sedation Dentistry?Portrait-of-the-beautiful-young-woman-sleeping-in-white-bed-000060444212_Medium

It shouldn’t come as any surprise that some people dislike going to the dentist – especially if you have sensitive teeth, haven’t scheduled a check-up in a long time, or need extensive dental work done. But that’s ok. Smile Design Dental offers convenient sedation dentistry options at each of our Coral Springs, Fort Lauderdale, Hallandale Beach, Margate, and Plantation locations.

With sedation dentistry, you can sit back and relax while we do the rest. It’s perfect for:

  • More extensive treatment plans (such as implants or wisdom teeth)
  • People who prefer to “nap” through their entire visit
  • Completing all of your procedures at once
  • Calming anxious nerves
  • People with poor experiences with dentists in the past

 

Licensed Sedation Dentists

Not every dentist performs sedation dentistry, but the ones at Smile Design Dental do. As licensed sedation dentists, our team provides a variety of anti-anxiety options including:

  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • IV Sedation

Each one has added benefits and conveniences, depending on your needs and preferences. For instance, nitrous oxide (“laughing gas”) can easily be added onto your cleaning visit if you feel a bit sensitive. IV sedation, on the other hand, provides the deepest level of safe sedation available. After a thorough review of your medical history, our dentists will help you select the type of sedation most appropriate for your situation.

What to Expect

IV and Oral sedation can take a bit of time to wear off, so it’s important that you have a friend or family member drive you to your appointment. But, nitrous oxide sedation wears off quickly, so you can drive yourself home immediately after your procedure.

We’re conveniently located in Coral Springs, Fort Lauderdale, Hallandale Beach, Margate, and Plantation – with sedation available in each location. Call us today to find out which one is right for you! Call us today to find out which one is right for you!