An FAQ About Conscious Sedation: What You Should Know

Conscious sedation (sometimes called “oral sedation”) is safe and effective. The phrase conscious sedation includes both oral sedation and IV sedation. But in simplest terms, conscious sedation employs a medication that is used at the dental office to help you relax during your procedure. Once you’ve experienced sedation dentistry with your friendly and caring dentist, Dr. Anne Nicholas, your anxieties... read more »

Sedation Dentistry: Comforting the Faint of Heart

Many people are nervous about visiting the dentist. In fact, between 9 percent to 15 percent of Americans claim that they avoid dental appointments due to anxiety or fear. That’s somewhere between 27 to 46 million people! So, if you’re afraid to visit the dentist, take comfort because you’re not alone. Even though most dental appointments aren’t painful, it is... read more »