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Sedation Dentistry – Arvada, CO

Soothing Your
Dental Fears


Some patients have had unpleasant experiences at the dentist in the past. Others simply dislike the sound of dental equipment. And of course, many patients struggle with dental phobia. There are countless reasons why you might be tempted to avoid seeing a dentist, but no matter the case, this decision only puts your smile at risk. Fortunately, Dr. Paylor can use different forms of sedation to keep you calm and relaxed whenever you visit West Arvada Family Dental. Call our team today to discuss potential solutions for your dental anxiety, including sedation dentistry in Arvada, CO.

Why Choose West Arvada Family Dental for Sedation Dentistry?

  • Locally-Owned Dental Office That Welcomes All Ages
  • Fast-Acting Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Passionate Dentist and Caring Team

Nitrous Oxide Sedation Dentistry

Woman with nitrous oxide sedation dentistry mask

You’ve probably heard of using nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, as a sedative at the dentist’s office before. It doesn’t actually make you laugh, but it does put you in a very content, highly relaxed state, making it extremely easy to stay comfortable during your visit. We’ll keep a close eye on you so that we can adjust your sedation level if we need to. After the treatment, the effects of nitrous oxide will go away quickly, so you can get back to the rest of your day without worrying about side effects.

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Oral Conscious Sedation Dentistry

Patient holding oral conscious sedation dentistry pill

We can give you oral medication to put your body in a relaxed and rested state during your dental treatment. The medication must be taken ahead of time, usually in the hours before the appointment itself. Time will seem to pass by very quickly while you’re under the effects of oral conscious sedation, and you likely won’t have any memories of the visit itself. You’ll need to ask a friend or family member to drive you to and from your appointment.