Dental anxiety causes many patients to delay improving their oral health. Whether they are fearful of what to expect, concerned about a procedure’s invasiveness, or had a prior negative dental experience, patients may avoid a visit to the dentist, which can result in significant complications to their oral health.
At Morningside Dental Care, Dr. Donna Williams is certified to provide patients in Harlem with sedation options that calm them throughout their appointment. Schedule an appointment with our dedicated staff today to see how we can make your dental experience a more enjoyable one.
Creating a Calming Environment
We make every effort to ease patients’ worries by taking the time to address their concerns. Dr. Williams believes many patients relax after having a comprehensive understanding of their oral health and the treatments recommended to improve it.
Our practice’s advanced equipment provides precise and efficient treatment. This allows those with misgivings about the dentist to trust in our accuracy and limits treatment time. For those with a persistent fear, we offer safe and comfortable sedation options to help alleviate the nervous tension that causes many to discontinue care.
Available Sedation Options
Dr. Williams is a certified administer of nitrous oxide so patients can feel relaxed and comfortable throughout their procedure. Also referred to as laughing gas, nitrous oxide safely sedates patients, creating a worry-free treatment experience. Those sedated with nitrous remain awake, but are also numbed enough that there is minimal discomfort throughout the process.
For many people, just getting themselves to the dentist can be worrisome. For those who suffer from dental anxiety, we provide oral conscious sedation in pill form that can be taken an hour before their appointment.
Oral sedation methods help calm nerves and create a better opportunity for patients to relax.
With either sedation option, our dentist can complete a great deal of your dental work in one visit, saving you the inconvenience of multiple visits, since the sedative keeps you relaxed over a longer period of time.
As Safe as it is Comforting
Sedation dentistry offers a safe and effective way for those with dental anxiety to get the treatment they need. The options we provide at Morningside Dental Care offer few if any side effects and wears off soon following treatment. This grants patients the freedom to return to their daily routine soon after their visit.
Schedule Your Appointment Today!
Going to the dentist can be a nerve-wracking experience, but at Morningside Dental Care, Dr. Williams and our compassionate team offer anxious patients sedation options to help make their dental visits more comfortable. If you live or work in the Harlem area, including Manhattan and the Upper West Side, call our office today to schedule an appointment.