Sedation Dentistry

How Can I Calm My Nerves Before Going to the Dentist?

Most people wouldn’t describe going to the dentist as a fun or pleasant experience, but at Austin Dental Spa, our friendly team has made patients rethink what it means to go to the dentist. While we strive to create a warm and comfortable atmosphere, we also understand that getting dental work done can be nerve-wracking. Our dentists, Mark Sweeney, DDS and Jordan Slagter, DDS, have helped numerous patients who struggle with dental anxiety overcome their fear. If you tend to […]

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What are the Side Effects of Sedation Dentistry?

The benefits of sedation dentistry are clear for our patients dealing with mild to severe dental phobia: a feeling of deep relaxation, an opportunity to get the oral health care they require, and a reduced risk of more complicated – and costly – dental concerns in the future. Our patients at Austin Dental Spa frequently ask if there are any negative side effects associated with sedation dentistry. Is feeling comfortable and confident at the dentist too good to be true? […]

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What is Sedation Dentistry?

At Austin Dental Spa, we want to help all of our patients maintain a healthy mouth and achieve a beautiful smile. Unfortunately, many people have a fear of the dentist that can inhibit them from attaining the oral care they need. To help you feel confident, comfortable, and relaxed during your time with us, our dentists offer a variety of sedation techniques that can put your mind and body at ease. Sedation dentistry options are designed to make you feel […]

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The Safety of Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry is both safe and effective for all dental treatments.  If you have fear or anxiety about going to your dentist, you can rest assured that a dentist who has sedation dentistry will be fully equipped to cater to your special needs. You can even begin oral sedation treatment before you arrive at the office to feel very comfortable and calm for your dental procedure by the time you arrive.  In fact, it is important not to postpone dental […]

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Taking Fear Out of Cosmetic Dentistry Sights, Sounds and Smells

Cosmetic dentistry probably conjures up images of the refined new you ready for any new social or professional activities with a greater vibrancy for life. Whether it is tooth whitening, dental veneers, or dental implants, you’ve probably been intrigued by the outcome that people who have had such procedures. When you are at the shopping mall, you’re likely to see cashiers who have had tooth whitening. When you are at a business meeting or dinner party, you’ve probably seen someone […]

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Sedation Dentistry in Austin

Sedation dentistry in Austin has become increasingly popular at Dr. Mark Sweeney’s dental spa. It’s a great means to ensure you won’t miss dental appointments, turn cosmetic dentistry treatment from feeling like hours into relaxing minutes, and take the fear and anxiety out of dentistry! Dentistry that allows you to benefit from optimal restorative and cosmetic dentistry treatments begins with the advantage of sedation dentistry. Sedation dentistry offer quick acting anesthesia that is safe and effective for relieving discomfort during […]

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Sedation Dentistry FAQ

Yes, a relaxing anxiety free dental experience is highly desirable for all of today’s dental patients. After all, we are not accustomed to discomfort of pain. Sedation dentistry has taken dentistry to a new level, offering a means to breeze through dentistry procedures without anxiety. Let’s explore some of the common questions about sedation dentistry. How does sedation dentistry prevent dental phobia? The medication used in sedation dentistry provides a relaxed calm state of being. In fact, there are injection-free […]

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Fear of Dentistry Relieved

Fear of dentistry affects up to 75% of people in the United States, according to Wikipedia. Fear of dentistry may be because of the anticipation of injections to come. The fear may relate to the images of dental technology, the odors in the office, or the sounds of the technology being used in the office. The root cause of fear may be associated with a prior experience in a dental office. To make matters worse, dental fear may build when […]

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