If you find that you feel anxious or afraid when it comes to visiting the dentist, even for a relatively simply treatment, you are certainly not alone. Many people experience feelings of apprehension regarding dental procedures, resulting in reluctance to seek out the treatment they need to stay healthy. Fortunately, Dr. Chris J. Devlin offers a comprehensive solution to the common fears associated with oral healthcare procedures in the form of sedation dentistry. Located in State College, PA, our family-friendly office offers dental sedation options that suit your unique needs and lifestyle, making it easier and more comfortable than ever to visit the dentist.
Why Choose Sedation Dentistry?
For many adults, a negative experience as a child or adolescent has resulted in a fear of visiting the dentist. The sights, sounds, and sensations of needles, drills, and other equipment might instill a feeling of dread, causing you to avoid going to the dentist at all. Dr. Devlin and our entire team completely understand and empathize with our patients’ feelings; that’s why we offer two types of sedation dentistry techniques to help you relax and feel absolutely comfortable while you’re with us.
Oral conscious sedation – which may include the use of nitrous oxide, an oral sedative, or a combination of the two – allows you to quickly and easily slip into a state of full calm, though you’ll still be conscious during your treatment. Don’t be surprised, though, if you find it difficult to remember the events of your visit after you’re done!
IV sedation, another common form of sedation dentistry, is capable of inducing a number of states of consciousness, from a feeling of deep drowsiness to a fully restful sleep. You’ll doze peacefully while your treatment is performed as our team monitors you for your safety. Before you know it, your treatment will be complete!
Schedule Your Appointment Today
If you’ve been putting off much-needed dental work due to negative feelings or associations with dental treatment, we understand and we want to help. Now, with sedation dentistry options at the office of Dr. Chris J. Devlin, you can finally relax and enjoy full peace of mind in the dental chair. Our dedication to your comfort, happiness, and overall wellbeing is our promise to you and your family. Contact our office in State College, PA today to schedule your appointment. We can’t wait to show you what a difference our patient-centric approach can make in your next dental experience! Our practice also happily welcomes families from the surrounding areas of Centre Hall, Bellefonte, Altoona, and beyond.