Sedation Options

Experience Relaxing, Worry-Free Dentistry
  • Improve your comfort with dental sedation
  • Enjoy comforting amenities like massage chairs
  • Get the treatment you need for better oral health

Enjoy Stress-Free Visits With Sedation Options in Claremore

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Some people get nervous every time they go to the dentist. Others are fine for routine appointments but feel stressed if they need a more complicated procedure like restorative dentistry. No matter when or why you feel anxious, our sedation options in Claremore will keep you relaxed. You’ll be able to get the dental care you need to keep your teeth looking and feeling great!

Our sedation dentistry will:

  • Give you a choice of different levels of relaxation, one of which will be right for you
  • Enable you to undergo several procedures at one time
  • Relieve a sensitive gag reflex, a stiff jaw, and other physical barriers to your treatment
  • Make you less aware of your surroundings so sights and sounds won’t disturb you

If you’d like to find out more about dental sedation, call LakeCrest Dental at 918-921-9583.

Your Ideal Smile Is Possible With Different Kinds of Sedation

You may just want a light level of sedation to take the edge off, or you might prefer to be largely unaware of what is happening during your treatment. Unlike most general dentists, we offer different kinds of dental sedation so we have a solution for every level of anxiety. We’ll help you choose the one that is best suited to your situation. No matter which kind of sedation is used, you’ll be monitored throughout your appointment.

Your choices are:

  • Inhaled Sedation – This is sometimes called laughing gas. It takes effect almost immediately when inhaled through a small mask worn over your nose. It also wears off quickly and won’t leave you feeling disoriented. You’ll be able to drive yourself home after your procedure. Even young children can receive it.
  • Oral Sedation – We’ll give you a safe prescription medication to take before your treatment. You’ll be more relaxed than you would be with laughing gas. You’ll still be able to easily communicate with us. You’ll need to arrange a ride home, since the groggy feeling will linger.

You can also feel more at ease with our soothing comfort amenities like:

  • Eye masks
  • Water
  • Lip balm
  • Massage chairs
  • Stress-relieving yoga props
  • Blankets and pillows

To see which of our Claremore sedation options is right for you, call 918-921-9583 or schedule online.

Common Questions About Sedation Options

What kinds of sedation are used for dentistry?

At our office, you can select from two different kinds of sedation: laughing gas and oral sedation. This makes certain you’ll get the ideal level of comfort, regardless of which treatment you’re getting or how worried you might feel about it. We’ll explain all the choices and respond to all your questions to help you make the optimal selection.

How long does dental sedation last?

It depends on the kind of sedation you pick. Laughing gas is effective as soon as you inhale it through a mask. Once we cut off the supply of gas, it wears off within minutes and without lingering grogginess. The effects of oral sedation last a lot longer, usually several hours.

Is dental sedation safe?

All levels of sedation administered in our practice are safe. They have been effective for many years to keep dental procedures as pain-free and stress-free as possible. Unlike the general anesthetic utilized for most medical procedures, you’ll be able to hear us and react to our team while getting dental sedation.