Dr. Erik Hekkert on sedation options Read Transcript
Sedation is an awesome option for the uncomfortable and anxious patients, and we can do a couple of different levels of that. We have some where we sedate patients that can actually still walk into the office. They take a pill before they come in. Obviously someone drives them, but they're comfortable, they're a little relaxed and they kind of tend to forget about everything during the day. But we can take it all the way to full on anesthesia where literally, you come in, it's an Ivy, you sleep, you wake up, everything is done. And it just depends on where the patient is at. We've had many patients that have had to start with the full sedation, but as they've gotten more comfortable with us, if they've gotten used to us, they're now coming in for their hygiene visits without any sedation, and we just give them some music to listen to. We have screens up, we can watch a little TV, different things to get their mind off of why they're there, get them right through it and stay comfortable.
- Completely relax during your procedure or exam
- Lie back comfortably during long or multiple procedures
- Enjoy peace of mind about your oral health
- Treat small problems early before they worsen
With dental sedation, you’re sure to receive the most relaxing dental care possible. Call Evoque Wellness Center today at 720-613-5723 to schedule an appointment.
Receive The Care Your Smile Needs
Many people experience dental anxiety. For some, their fear will actually keep them from the dentist. If you’re one of them, we can help you just as we have many other happy patients. We pride ourselves on treating each patient as an individual with unique wants and needs; you’ll never feel like a number here.
If you’re nervous and need dental sedation, Dr. Hekkert will prescribe a small pill that you’ll take as directed before your treatment starts. It will put you in a completely relaxed state and may even make you feel a little groggy. Some patients who use this form of sedation don’t remember much about their appointment afterward.
For those patients with extreme dental phobia, we can even have an anesthesiologist come into the office. They can administer a deeper level of sedation that will put you in a sleeplike state. You won’t experience any of the sights, sounds, smells, or sensations of your visit, and you won’t remember anything about it later on.
Relax With Our Cozy Amenities
Besides dental sedation, we offer you several enticing amenities designed to make your time with us as pleasant as possible. They include:
- Pillows to rest your head and neck
- Warm blankets if you’re chilly
- Headphones so you can lose yourself in music
- A beverage station for refreshment
- Scented eye covers to help you relax
Our goal is simple – to help you achieve and maintain a beautiful smile for the long term. Coupled with Castle Rock sedation options, the gentle and compassionate dental care we offer is our way of doing that. Call us today at 720-613-5723 to schedule an appointment.