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Sedation Dentistry – Allen, TX

We Help Nervous Patients
Feel Relaxed and Welcome

Are you one of the millions of Americans who is afraid of dental visits? It’s nothing to be ashamed of, but if you let it, this fear can keep you from receiving the care your smile needs to stay healthy in the long term. Dr. Ward at The Dental Den of Allen wants everyone to feel completely at ease, which is why we offer sedation options to calm anxiety. When you schedule your next dental appointment, ask us about using sedation dentistry in our Allen, TX dental office to make your experience more pleasant.

Woman in pain holding her cheek before sedation dentistry

Why Choose The Dental Den of Allen
for Sedation Dentistry?

  • Patients of All Ages Welcome
  • Evening and Weekend Appointments Available
  • Customized Treatment for Each Patient

Oral Conscious Sedation Dentistry

Patient taking an oral sedative pill

For more severe cases of dental anxiety or for advanced procedures, we may recommend oral conscious sedation. We will prescribe a pill that you will take a few hours before you arrive for your appointment. When we’re ready to begin, you’ll already be relaxed and in a dream-like state. In fact, don’t be surprised if you don’t remember the details about your visit. Just keep in mind that someone will need to drive you to and from our dental office as the effects can last for hours afterward.

Nitrous Oxide Dental Sedation

Woman with nitrous oxide nose mask

Nitrous oxide, otherwise known as laughing gas, is a gentle sedative that makes the patient feel content and warm, perfect for those who experience mild to moderate anxiety in the dental chair. It is so gentle that it can be used with children! The gas is inhaled through a nasal mask and kicks in within minutes, and once the sedative has been removed, the effects wear off quickly, allowing the patient to return to normal activities.