Sedation Dentistry

Auburn, CA Sedation Dentist

Fear of going to the dentist affects over 150,000 Americans. The fear of pain, embarrassment, a lack of control, and other concerns contribute to dental anxiety. We have a wonderful

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solution if you dread going to the dentist: sedation dentistry. It’s available right here in Auburn!  Sedation dentistry can literally change the way you view dental work!

Sedation dentistry enables us to literally do years of dental treatment in one or two visits. We can replace dentures or crowns, whiten teeth, fix chipped teeth—just about any dental procedure can be more comfortable with sedation dentistry. Besides being great for dental phobics, patients with very busy schedules can get the dental care they need, easily and quickly, in only one or two visits.

We Dentists Specialize in Sedation Dentistry

Sedation Dentist, Dr. Dan Gustavson, is specially trained to accommodate busy and/or fearful people. With a small pill, your dental care is accomplished while you are totally relaxed and absolutely comfortable. Our Auburn dental practice is very sensitive to patients with high fear and anxiety. Dental sedation offers you a positive and comfortable experience.

Dr. Gustavson is a member of the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, abbreviated as DOCS.

Dentistry is very high-tech today. Anxiety-free dentistry bridges any gaps between technology and comfort. Once you have experienced sedation dentistry at Auburn Dental Aesthetics, you’ll never be afraid to go to the dentist again!

Good candidates for Sedation Dentistry are people with:

  • Dental avoidance, fear and phobia
  • Past traumatic dental experiences
  • Past difficulties getting numb during procedures
  • A sensitive gag reflex
  • Extremely sensitive teeth
  • Complicated or multiple dental problems
  • Little time to complete necessary dental care
  • A fear of needles
  • Fear of the noises, smells and tastes associated with dental care
  • Embarrassment about their teeth

FAQs About Sedation Dentistry

Most of our patients feel no discomfort whatsoever and all feel surprisingly good afterwards.
No, you will be in a deeply relaxed state, and able to respond to questions or directions.
Yes, one of our team will be with you at all times, and your vial signs will be monitored during the entire visit. You are never left alone.
Depending on your needs, you can be treated under Sedation Dentistry anywhere from two to six hours.
Yes, because of the sedative effects of the medication, you will need someone to drive you to our office and home again.
Your Sedation Dentist will give you just enough sedation to ensure that you’ll be completely unaware of the treatment, just as if you were asleep.
No, you’ll have little or no memory of what was done during the treatment.
Sedation Dentistry enables you to have almost any procedure: dental implants, dentures, cosmetic treatments, crowns, even gum surgery.
Oral sedation dentistry has been used safely for 30 years. We will review your medical history and monitor you closely while under sedation.
We will review your coverage and, if necessary, make financial arrangements so you get the care you need.

Relieve your fear of the dentist or complex dental procedures. Call Auburn Dental Aesthetics in Auburn, CA
today at (530) 830-3333 to learn more about our sedation dentistry options.

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