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Sedation Dentistry

Sedation Dentistry in Liberty Lake, WA

We know that anxiety and fear about visiting the dentist keeps many people from seeking the dental care they need and want. That’s why we make our patients’ experiences stress-free and relaxing through comfort amenities and oral conscious sedation dentistry at Casey Family Dental. In addition to relieving anxiety, sedation can also make it possible for our patients to undergo multiple procedures in just one visit. Offering sedation dentistry At Casey Family Dental in Liberty Lake, Washington is just another way we help make dental care as comfortable and stress-free as possible for our patients.

  • Benefits of Sedation Dentistry
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Other Comfort Amenities

Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

Sedation allows our patients to receive the dental care they need and want while in a state of complete relaxation. Sedation dentistry is especially beneficial for patients who have:

  • High anxiety or fear about visiting the dentist
  • Complex dental problems
  • Difficulty getting numb
  • An above normal gag reflex

Our dentists find that sedation dentistry is an excellent option for completing multiple procedures (which would normally take several visits) in just one visit, such as with a smile makeover or full-mouth restoration.

Oral Conscious Sedation

Our dentists offer the oral conscious method of sedation dentistry. Before a visit, you will take an oral sedative in the form of a small pill which immediately helps you feel relaxed. By the time your procedure begins, you will be completely relaxed but remain conscious so that you can respond to questions and requests from your dentist and team. The oral sedative puts you in a relaxed state in which you will completely comfortable, and you will emerge from treatment with little or no memory of the details.

How Does the Oral Conscious Sedation Process Work?

Step One: Schedule your appointment. Schedule an appointment at our practice to discuss oral conscious sedation with Dr. Casey at Casey Family Dental. This first step can be difficult for patients with dental anxiety, so our friendly staff will make it as easy as possible.

Step Two: Attend your welcoming visit. During your welcoming visit, we will gather important information about your health, and our dentists will discuss with you your goals and desires for treatment. We may take the necessary X-rays and examine your teeth and gums. Some patients may need mild sedation for the X-rays and periodontal screening. Dr. Casey will also help you determine if oral conscious sedation dentistry is right for you. You can rest assured that we will help make your first visit with us as comfortable as possible.

Step Three: Prepare for your treatment. We will give you a sedative to take the night before your sedation dentistry visit at our practice in Liberty Lake. This sedative will help you get a full night’s sleep so that you wake up relaxed and ready for your treatment.

Step Four: Treatment with sedation dentistry. On the day of your visit, you will need to have a companion bring you to our office. We will give you medications to help you feel completely relaxed. During your treatment, our experienced team will monitor you to ensure you remain completely comfortable.

Step Five: Recover from your treatment. After your appointment, you will return home with your new smile. Your companion will take you home and care for you until you’ve completely recovered from sedation.

Step Six: Smile with confidence. During the next day, most patients feel no residual effects or discomfort from the sedation dentistry visit. You can be free to smile with confidence with your new, dazzling smile.

Is Sedation Dentistry Right for Me?

Sedation dentistry may be a good treatment choice if you:

  • Have delayed the dental treatment you need and want
  • Feel anxious, scared, or even terrified about scheduling a dental appointment
  • Have trouble getting numb or have an extremely sensitive gag reflex
  • Are in pain, especially while chewing
  • Find it difficult to find a dentist you can trust
  • Feel overwhelmed by the thought of multiple visits to the dentist
  • Want to smile with confidence

Sedation dentistry has helped millions of people just like you experience visits to the dentist while remaining relaxed, accomplish multiple treatments in a single visit, and get the care they need in the most comfortable way possible. If you think you could benefit from sedation dentistry, contact our practice serving Liberty Lake, Spokane and the Northwest including Idaho.

What Is Sedation Dentistry Like?

Time Will Pass Quickly: The medications used for sedation dentistry have an amnesic effect, so you will emerge from treatment with little or no memory of the smells, sounds, or sights of your visit. With sedation dentistry, you will be surprised at how much our dentists can accomplish in a single visit while you remain relaxed and comfortable.

Recovery is Relaxing: You may feel sleepy after your treatment with sedation dentistry, so your companion will need to take you home and stay with you until you’ve recovered from the sedative medications. You will feel relaxed as you recover on the day of your treatment, and you will feel fantastic the next day.

Comfortably Achieve the Youthful Smile You’ve Always Wanted: Whether you need broken or decayed teeth repaired, missing teeth replaced, or yellow teeth whitened, with sedation dentistry, you can regain your dental health and enhance your smile while remaining completely comfortable.

Other Comfort Amenities

In addition to sedation dentistry, there are many other ways in which we help make your dental care experience as comfortable and stress-free as possible. The atmosphere in our office is soothing, and our caring staff is always here to help you. We also offer amenities such as cozy blankets. We want you to be completely comfortable during your time with us, so please let us know if there is anything else we can do to make you feel more at ease.

Contact Casey Family Dental to Learn More about Sedation Dentistry

We strive to make your experience with us comfortable and relaxing. To learn more about our comfort options and sedation dentistry, contact Casey Family Dental. Patients from Liberty Lake, Spokane, Seattle and Northern Idaho have found that oral conscious sedation, as well as other comfort options we offer at our practice, truly help them to overcome their anxiety.

We are also happy to assist with travel arrangements for our out-of-town guests who would like to visit our practice for comfortable dental care through sedation dentistry.

Our Happy Patients

"I am always greeted promptly in a friendly manner as I enter the office. The staff person who will provide my dental services never keeps me waiting. My personal comfort is the first order of business in the dental chair. An explanation of what is being done and why is readily available. And the doctor of dentistry is readily available and willing to describe plans of treatment as necessary. And the mantra accompanying procedures is "We don't want you to experience any pain or discomfort."

Everett A.

"They are awesome...from the receptionist all the way to Dr. Casey!"

"I had Dr. Casey fix a chipped tooth of mine a few months ago. He was very personable and easy to talk with. He did a great job on my tooth and the cost was very reasonable. I would definitely refer people over to him again and I will work with him in the future."

Stephen M.
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