What are the benefits of sedation dentistry?
There are multiple benefits of sedation dentistry. Namely, it allows you to get the dental care you really need in an environment that makes you feel safe and comfortable.
- Feel relaxed and confident
- Protect your long-term oral health
- Avoid costly and/or invasive dental procedures
- Stay on top of your preventative care without stress or anxiety
If you’re ready to take control of your oral health and feel confident doing it, call Dr. Nussbaum, your Austin dentist, today!
What types of sedation dentistry are available?
Dr. Nussbaum offers a variety of sedation dentistry options so that you can get the dental care you really need.
- Nucalm® is an all-natural system that provides a relaxing dental experience without the assistance of drugs.
- Nitrous oxide – Nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, provides safe and effective relief from dental anxiety and pain with light sedation.
- Oral conscious sedation – Oral conscious sedation uses medication and nitrous oxide to achieve a higher level of sedation.
The type of sedation method that is ideal for you will depend on the procedure you are having done and your degree of dental anxiety. Michael Nussbaum, DDS committed to ensuring that you have a positive experience, and sedation dentistry is a part of his spa-like offerings. He doesn’t believe that your oral health should suffer because of fear or anxiety. Talk to Dr. Nussbaum today to learn more about sedation dentistry that can enhance your life and health.
How does Sedation Dentistry work?
The way that sedation dentistry works depends on the type of sedation that you and Dr. Nussbaum decide is best for you. No matter what option you choose, the sedation will relax you to the point that you are comfortable proceeding with your treatment. Dr. Nussbaum will discuss your mode of sedation and explain to you exactly how it works and what you can expect.
What to expect?
Dr. Nussbaum will work closely with you to make sure that you know exactly what to expect from your procedure and your mode of sedation. Each type of sedation will come with its own set of expectations, and we will never do anything without your informed consent.
How Much Does Sedation Dentistry Cost?
The cost of sedation dentistry is really dependent on your mode of sedation and the length of time your procedure takes. For a quote on your procedure, talk to our staff about your treatment plan and your method of sedation.
Is dental sedation safe?
Yes. Dental sedation is safe. Michael Nussbaum, DDS always prioritizes your safety and comfort at every step. He will thoroughly review your medical history and your past history with forms of sedation to ensure that you remain safe while under oral sedation.
Are There Any Side Effects to Sedation Dentistry?
There are a few side effects of sedation dentistry that you should be aware of. While sedation dentistry is safe, it may cause:
Low Blood Pressure
If you are nervous about sedation, you do have options that don’t use any medication. The end goal of sedation dentistry is to make you feel relaxed and comfortable enough to receive the necessary care you need. Our whole dental team is committed to being your advocate and partner in health, and our entire staff is here to provide you with the support you need.
Depending on the type of sedation dentistry you receive, you will need someone to drive you home.
Are you ready to finally take your dental care into your own hands? Call Michael Nussbaum, DDS today at (512) 334-6811 to schedule your appointment!