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Sedation Dentistry in Phoenix

At the office of Dr. Dustin D. Karren, we provide a wide array of dental procedures that can improve the function, health, and beauty of your smile. But if you are not used to a dental environment, or have general fears concerning invasive but safe treatments, Dr. Karren offers nitrous oxide to put his patients at ease. This form of sedation is useful during any procedure, whether you’re visiting our office for a general cleaning or need extensive restorative care.

At Karren Dental we value the comfort of our patients. Call our office today to schedule an appointment!

Addressing Dental Anxiety

During consultations, Dr. Karren goes over individual concerns and helps patients understand their treatment options in full. While knowledge of a procedure helps extinguish most fears, some anxieties cannot be soothed by words alone. With nitrous oxide, Dr. Karren can guarantee your comfort during procedures and ensures that every patient safely receives this sedation method. 

How Does Nitrous Oxide Work?

Nitrous oxide or, “laughing gas,” is supplied via mask and is fast-acting. This sedation method is especially beneficial during oral surgeries such as wisdom teeth extraction. Once inhaled, the gas allows you to completely relax while still retaining enough consciousness to be aware of your immediate surroundings. While you may at least sense that you are receiving treatment, you won’t feel any discomfort, as the nitrous has a complete numbing effect. 

After procedures, it doesn’t take long for nitrous to wear off, meaning you won’t have to worry about side-effects getting in the way of your day. Dr. Karren takes care to go over your medical history to ensure that there will not be any allergic reactions to this method of sedation. Nitrous oxide has maintained a positive reputation for a good reason: It’s a convenient and reliable way to keep patients of all ages still and comfortable during treatments.

At Karren Family Dental we offer many services to improve the smile. Whether you need root canal therapy, crowns, or extractions, we can provide you with an effective treatment plan. With nitrous oxide at the ready, you won’t have to worry about a negative experience. Dr. Karren works with patients to guarantee their comfort.

Schedule Your Appointment Today!

Whether you need a deep cleaning to address periodontal care or would like to improve your smile with porcelain veneers, dental anxiety can compromise your experience and leave you reluctant to pursue procedures. Thankfully, nitrous oxide will allow you or your loved one to receive treatment without worrying about past experiences. For more information, or to schedule an appointment for sedation dentistry in Phoenix, call Karren Dental today

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