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Sedation Dentistry

Sedation Dentistry

The days of painful, anxiety-filled dentist visits can be a thing of the past. Sedation dentistry helps people who are afraid or uncomfortable get through their procedures with ease.

One out of seven people suffer from some form of dental anxiety. These people may avoid going to the dentist, and often suffer severe consequences. Sedation dentistry with Dr. Monticciolo offers an alternative for people who are:

  • Too anxious to even make the first appointment
  • Need a dentist they can trust
  • Are in pain when they eat
  • Are overwhelmed with the thought of multiple visits
  • Who want to smile again with confidence

No matter your situation, we can help you turn back the hands of time. From broken teeth, to root canals and pain elimination, sedation dentistry can help you regain your health.


You are not the only one who faces anxiety at just the thought of going to the dentist. Fortunately, sedation dentistry leaves you relaxed and allows the dentists to accomplish multiple procedures.


Most people are hesitant about going to the dentist because of a negative past experience. Sedation has an amnesic effect meaning you’ll remember very little of your visit and the time will just seem to fly by. When your treatment is over, your companion will take you home and you’ll be amazed that the appointment is already over.


We’ll work with you to maximize your insurance benefits and make convenient financial arrangements.

The Process

Step 1 – Schedule:

Take the first step is to make your appointment. This can be difficult for some so we try to make this process as easy as possible.

Step 2 – Consult:

We will gather information regarding your health and discuss what your goals are. X-rays will be taken and a complete treatment plan is presented.

Step 3 – Prepare:

In this pre-op appointment, we take all your vital signs, answer questions and fill out paperwork.

Step 4 – Arrive:

Your companion will bring you to the office. We will complete all your paperwork, record your vital signs and additional medication is provided. Your experienced sedation team will escort you to the operation room and monitor you throughout the entire procedure to make sure you are relaxed.

Step 5 – Depart:

Your companion will take you and your new smile home and stay with you until you are completely recovered from your sedation medication.

Step 6 – Recover:

Most patients feel no discomfort or residual effects the next day. You can now regain your confidence and have the smile you’ve always wanted.