Dubuque Dentist- Sedation Dentistry
Dr. Ted Murray, a Dubuque Dentist, has been offering sedation dentistry for several years. Sedation dentistry provides relief to people who have been avoiding the dentist for years– even decades– out of fear and anxiety.
Sedation dentistry is safe, effective and proving to be a smile-saver for millions of Americans.
Medical science is taking note of links between poor dental hygiene and serious illnesses– such as cardiovascular disease and even some cancers. That is why it is so important for people in the Tri State area to know that they no longer have to fear dental treatment such as root canals, crowns, fillings, dental anesthetic, and deep cleanings. Sedation dentistry allows a patient to relax during an appointment. Once a patient is relaxed, many dental procedures can be completed.
Types of Sedation Dentistry
Both oral sedation and IV sedation are offered in our Dubuque Dental office. Oral sedation involves taking a pill that will relax a person for the duration of his or her appointment. IV sedation allows for the precise delivery of medication through an IV placed at the beginning of the appointment. IV sedation is fast-acting and can be adjusted quickly according to the patient’s needs.
Charlie, pictured below, is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist who provides IV sedation in our office. He does a great job putting patients at ease for their dental appointments.
Once the patient is relaxed, Dr. Ted Murray is able to complete many dental procedures in one visit. A sedated patient will have little to no memory of his or her appointment.
If anxiety is affecting your dental health or appearance, sedation dentistry may be the answer to making your smile dreams come true. Techniques used in sedation dentistry are safe and effective in eliminating dental anxiety. Then you can relax completely and have a pain-free visit.
Exceptional Dentistry provides complete family, cosmetic, tooth whitening, implant, orthodontic, and sedation dental care at 4200 Asbury Road, Dubuque, IA 52002 and serves the Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Dubuque, IA and Galena, IL areas. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Ted Murray or Dr. Kristen Berning, or Dr. Alexia Murray please call 563-556-2711 or contact us online.