Sedation Dentistry – Hillsboro, OR
Feel At-Ease in the
If you feel anxious, nervous, or scared about visiting the dentist, know that you’re not alone. Millions of adults in the nation have dental phobia, which prevents them from receiving the treatments they need to keep their smiles healthy. At Wolfe Dental, we aim to make everyone that walks through our doors feel comfortable and at-home. One of the ways that we’re able to do this for our patients who suffer from this condition is by offering sedation dentistry.
Why Choose Wolfe Dental for Sedation Dentistry?
Sensitive Gag Reflexes
Oral Conscious Sedation
For patients who have moderate to severe dental anxiety, we may suggest oral conscious sedation. Before your appointment, we’ll prescribe a pill for you to take. After about an hour, the effects will kick-in, helping you feel more comfortable and relaxed by the time you step through our doors. Because oral conscious sedation lasts longer, it’s important that you have a trusted friend or family member scheduled to drop you off and pick you up from our office.
Nitrous Oxide Sedation
Nitrous oxide is a fast-acting form of sedation that we administer when you arrive at our office. We’ll guide you back to a treatment chair and place a small mask over your nose that will allow you to breathe-in a colorless, odorless gas. Within about three minutes, you’ll feel the full effects of the nitrous oxide, which many patients describe as “tingling” and “euphoric”. After your treatment is complete, we’ll remove the mask and the effects will quickly wear-off, allowing you to carry on with your day as you normally would.