Sedation Dentistry


Emergency Dental Patients are Special   Recently updated !

We Take Special Care of Dental Emergencies Our friends and colleagues often ask us why we see patients with dental emergencies. To the outsider, emergency patients make our team work harder, come in earlier, stay later and shoulder the stress of more serious dental conditions all in order to take care of their needs. Other dentists see these people as the exact opposite of the kind of patients they would prefer to see and our friends lament the time seeing […]


Dental Myths & Dental Facts

Dental Myths Debunked by Dr. Shamblott Dental Myth: Only the sugar in sweets and desserts are bad for teeth. Dental Fact: Many foods have natural sugars in them. Both natural and processed sugars can cause tooth decay if they stay on teeth. It is important to limit the amount of sweets you consume and to brush and floss twice a day. back to top Dental Myth: There is no need to brush baby teeth. Dental Fact: Even though all of […]


Sedation Dentistry Seminar April 15

Afraid of the Dentist? Join our Sedation Dentistry Seminar on April 15 and Fear No More Do you have dental concerns that you avoid because you can’t get yourself to make a dental appointment? Does the thought of having a dentist work on your teeth make you feel paralyzed? Dental Fear is Common… You are Not Alone. Dental phobia or dental fear prevents people from receiving necessary routine dental care, potentially compromising the health and functionality of their mouth and […]


Who Can Benefit from Sedation Dentistry?

Sedation dentistry isn’t just for people with severe dental phobia or fears.  There are several other situations in which sedation dentistry with a certified registered nurse anesthetist offers an excellent alternative to Novocain. People with a strong gag reflex: Some people cannot tolerate even the smallest instrument in their mouths.  Sedation dentistry helps patients relax so they aren’t bothered by instruments, X-ray sensors and other items used during dental procedures. People needing extensive dental surgery:  Removing impacted wisdom teeth, placing […]