Elmhurst Relaxation Dentist Gives You Options To Help You Calm Down In the Dentist’s Chair

Written by Dr. Scharfenberg on Feb 18, 2015

Elmhurst Relaxation Dentist Gives You Options To Help You Calm Down In the Dentist’s Chair

Let’s be honest, dental treatment is not fun and breezy for all people. Many dental patients—of all ages—struggle to stay calm and relaxed during dental treatment. If you are one of these dental patients, our Elmhurst sedation dentists are happy to tell you that there are many treatment options to help anxious patients such as yourself.

One of the most popular options for many patients is oral conscious sedation. How does this treatment work to relax you? Basically, before you even come in to our dental office for treatment, you will swallow a small sedative pill. This pill goes to work—making you feel calm, relaxed, and maybe even a little giggly. And because the pill has an amnesic effect, you won’t remember the treatment process once we are all done.

Many people love oral conscious sedation because it:

· Is so easy—just take a small pill and start benefiting from sedation

· Provides anxiety relief before you even come to the dentist office

· And has amnesic properties

Another relaxation option is dental spa therapy. This option actually does not involve using any medications at all. Instead, our dental team will help you achieve a soothing state of pre-sleep by utilizing:

· Aromatherapy

· Soothing music

· Chiropractic manipulation

· Acupressure

· Massage

· Holistic supplements

This treatment option is great for dental patients who are undergoing standard dental treatments. Alternatively, oral conscious sedation works really well for people who are going to complete many dental treatments consecutively (as is the case with smile makeovers, for example).

As you can see, our Elmhurst sedation dentists take great pains to help all of our patients have positive dental experiences. When you are ready to learn more, our friendly dental team is here to walk you through your treatment options. Let’s get started!