Sedation

You’ll be Comfortable…

Fear of dental procedures is common and normal. If it’s been a while since you’ve been to the dentist, you’ll be happy to know that dentistry has come a long way in the past several years, including increased levels of comfort. You or a family member need not to be afraid of a visit to our office, thanks to our advanced dental sedation methods.

Once you’ve experienced relaxed dentistry with Wigger and Wigger, you’ll never be afraid to go to the dentist again. You’ll be sedated just enough to be unaware of the treatment, as if you were snoozing. You’ll wake up refreshed, with little or no memory of what was accomplished. Because you are completely comfortable, we can do years of dental treatments in one or two visits. We can replace crowns or dentures, restore sore gums to good health, whiten yellow or stained teeth, fix a chipped tooth, and more. People with very busy schedules can get the dental care they need, easily, and quickly. Imagine being able to smile with confidence and chew your food without pain. No wonder so many patients say, “Relaxed dentistry changed my life.”

Our sedation dentistry is safe and effective, and you’ll feel nothing!

Sedation Dentistry Candidates

  • High fear
  • Traumatic dental experiences
  • Difficulty getting numb
  • Bad gag reflex
  • Very sensitive teeth
  • Complex dental problems
  • Limited time to complete dental care
  • Hate needles and shots
  • Hate the noises, smells and tastes associated with dental care
  • Afraid or embarrassed about your teeth

Questions about sedation dentistry? Contact our office today to schedule an appointment and mention that you are interested in sedation dentistry.

Learn more about Sedation Dentistry

How Does relaxed Dentistry Work?

You are given a small pill to take an hour prior to your dental appointment. Your companion will accompany you to the office. By the time you arrive, you will be very drowsy.

When you arrive at our office, you will be escorted into the comfort room, covered with a thick, warm blanket and placed on a monitor to watch your vital signs. After you are comfortable, Dr. Wigger and the experienced clinical team at Louisville Dental Care will take care of your dental needs.

When your treatment is completed, your companion will return you home to finish your comfortable, relaxing day.

Facts about Relaxed Dentistry

It really works! You really can snooze through your dental appointment.

It Is Safe! You take a small pill prior to treatment, no intravenous tubes or needles.

You will have little or no memory of the experience. You won’t remember any sounds or smells.
You will snooze for up to five to six hours after taking the pill. The time you are snoozing will vary depending on your needed treatment.
Complex dental treatments that often require six to eight appointments, can be done in as little as one! All while you snooze.

People who have difficulty getting numb will find that sedation dentistry eliminates this problem.

Relaxed dentistry is a safe way to reduce the fatigue of extended dental treatment requiring long visits.

Frequent Questions

Will I feel any pain? No. You will feel nothing!

Will I be unconscious? No, you will be in deeply relaxed state, and you will be responsive.

Will I be monitored? Yes, one of our team is always with you and your vital signs are monitored during the entire visit. You are never alone.

How long will I be snoozing? Depending on your needs, from two to six hours.

Will someone need to accompany me? Yes, due to the sedative effects of the medication, you will need someone to drive you to our office and home again.

“I am proud to have served patients in our community. Through continuing education and state-of-the-art equipment we are able to offer you and your family the high level of care you’re looking for. My staff and I will give you a warm welcome and our ongoing commitment to your dental health.”

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