Safe, Anxiety-free Dental Care

Sedation Dentistry Williston, Vermont  

Sedation Dentistry Williston

If the mere thought of visiting the dentist's office causes you to experience anxiety, you may take solace in knowing that you are not alone. The fear of undergoing dental work is one of the most common fears among adults in the United States, affecting millions of people. Sadly, in too many instances, this fear prevents people from getting the care that they desperately need.

At Contemporary Dental Arts, our goal is to provide the best possible dental care in an environment so reassuring and comfortable that anxiety simply melts away. As part of our commitment to making care accessible even to those with acute dental anxiety, we offer safe, effective sedation dentistry at our Williston, Vermont office. Through dental sedation, we have made it possible for countless patients who had long avoided the dentist's office to restore health, beauty, and function to their smiles, completely free from discomfort or stress.

We also often use sedation dentistry as a means of performing multiple procedures - sometimes years' worth of work - in fewer sessions than would normally be required. This saves our patients valuable time and money, and allows them to achieve dramatic improvement in their oral health quicker and more efficiently.

Sedation dentistry is entirely safe, especially when utilized by a dentist with the extensive experience of Dr. Lauren Shanard. If you are interested in learning more about sedation dentistry, we invite you to contact our Williston, Vermont dental practice today. We would welcome the opportunity to redefine how you view dentistry.

What Is Sedation Dentistry?

There are several methods of sedating patients during their appointment, but at Contemporary Dental Arts, we believe that oral conscious sedation is the safest, most reliable method. With oral conscious sedation, you simply take a pill an hour before your appointment, and by the time you are undergoing your dental work, you will have entered a state of pure relaxation, free of all anxiety.

You will remain conscious and able to respond to verbal prompts throughout treatment, but you will have no memory of the care you received. By the time the sedative wears off, you will have a beautiful, healthy new smile.

If you choose to undergo dental work under sedation, you will have to arrange for someone to drive you to and from your appointment for your own safety.

Bid Farewell to Dental Anxiety

Dr. Shanard and her team are highly trained in putting their patients at ease. They understand precisely how difficult it can be for some people to visit the dentist, and are sensitive to their unique needs. For some, their anxiety can be traced back to a bad dental experience; for others, dentistry simply evokes general feelings of dread. When such patients turn to us for help, they are showing us a trust that we take very seriously.

An important component of making the dental experience anxiety-free is communication. During your initial consultation with Dr. Shanard, you will have the opportunity to speak openly and honestly about your apprehensions and past dental experiences. In return, Dr. Shanard will treat you with the gentleness, respect, and compassion necessary in building a foundation of support and trust.

Please be assured that dental sedation is extremely safe. Under the guidance of Dr. Shanard, you will receive care of the highest standard from the moment you enter our office.

Other Candidates for Sedation Dentistry

Those who suffer from dental anxiety are not the only suitable candidates for sedation dentistry. It is also useful for patients who require extensive treatment, including those with more comprehensive reconstructive or cosmetic treatment plans in which multiple procedures are combined. Patients with sensitive gag reflexes may also benefit from sedation dentistry.

The level of sedation can be controlled so that normal sensation will return more quickly to patients who are undergoing less extensive procedures.

Learn More about the Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

Whether you suffer from dental anxiety or you simply want your visit to be as relaxing as possible, we urge you to contact our Williston, Vermont office to learn more about sedation dentistry. We would be honored to welcome you into our practice and introduce you to a completely stress-free dental experience.

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75 Talcott Rd Ste 60
Williston, VT 05495
Phone: (802) 878-9888
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