Dallas Dentist Providing Calming Sedation Dentistry
Do you constantly avoid dental appointments because of fear or anxiety? Maybe a bad experience as a child has left you nervous about improper care, or the associated sights and sounds of the practice are just too much to handle. Whatever the reasons are for your hesitation, Dr. Todd Brownlee is here to help.
Our team offers calming sedation dentistry techniques that can ease away negative emotions and help you stay genuinely relaxed throughout your treatment. We can even pair this service with our VIP amenities (massage chairs, TVs, sunglasses, and more) to help make your experience that much more pleasant. Our goal is to treat you to high-end care and concierge service – you deserve nothing less. Contact Inwood Village Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Dallas, TX today to schedule your first appointment.
Oral Conscious Sedation
After determining that sedation is the right option for you, Dr. Brownlee will prescribe medication for you to take at a certain time before your procedure is set to begin. Once the effects take hold, patients should enter a deep state of relaxation while remaining conscious enough to respond to our team’s requests, allowing treatment to proceed smoothly and comfortably. Following the appointment, the effects of the sedation will take some time to wear off fully. For this reason, we ask that a trusted friend or family drives you both to and from our Inwood Village practice.
Nitrous oxide (“laughing gas”) is a mild sedative that can be administered either alone or in conjunction with oral sedation to create the ideal effect. Patients will be fitted for a nasal mask, and after a few minutes of breathing in the gas, they should begin to feel calmer and more at ease. When used alone, the effects of nitrous oxide wear off in a matter of minutes, allowing patients to return to their daily routines and even drive themselves from our office without an escort.