Sedation Dentistry Overview

sedation dentistry

If the thought of going to the dentist puts you in a cold sweat, you are not alone. Millions of Americans avoid getting routine preventive and restorative dental work because they fear that it will be painful or that the dentist will judge them for their poor oral health. At KC Smile in Overland Park, KS, we will never judge you and we offer sedation dentistry to help you get through any appointment with ease.

If you have a fear of needles, you can’t stand the sound of a dental drill, you fear not having control of your surroundings or you are anxious in general about visiting the dentist, we can help you. At our office in Overland Park, KS, we offer oral sedation dentistry. With a mild sedative, you will remain conscious throughout your appointment, but you will be relaxed and calm and you may not even remember the procedure after it is done.

The benefits of sedation dentistry include a calmer, more confident feeling when you come to our office for dental work. Because you will not feel afraid, you will be less likely to avoid necessary dental procedures. In fact, after some time using sedation, you may find that you are so calm and relaxed visiting us at KC Smile that you no longer need a sedative for routine examinations and cleanings.

So what can you expect during and after a visit to a qualified sedation dentist? With oral sedation, you will take a pill by mouth about an hour before your appointment. Then, when it’s time for your appointment, you will feel calm and relaxed throughout. Our highly trained and professional staff and Dr. Headley will monitor you during your visit to ensure that you are comfortable and safe. Afterwards, you will likely have no memory of your procedure(s) and you will be able to go back to your daily activities safely.

For more information about sedation dentistry at KC Smile in Overland Park, and how Dr. Ross Headley can make you feel more comfortable while improving your smile, call us today at 913-491-6874 or fill out our online contact form and we will reply to your message promptly.

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Ross S. Headley, DDS

Using the most advanced materials and techniques, Dr. Ross S. Headley will transform your smile. As Kansas’ only accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Headley understands how unhealthy or unattractive teeth can negatively impact a patient’s life. He witnesses daily how beautiful healthy teeth change lives. Take a moment and explore the options available for you.

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