Dr. Lewis offers Sedation Dentistry – Murfreesboro – Anxiety Free Dental
If you have a fear of the dentist or have simply been too busy to keep up with your dental appointments, than Murfreesboro sedation dentist, Dr. Peete Lewis is your dentist. Dr. Lewis offers Nitrous Oxide and conscious, oral sedation to alleviate any dental anxiety that you may be experiencing.
“A very large percentage of the population do not go to the dentist because of fear,” Says Dr. Lewis. “These people are not getting services that they may need.”
Dr. Peete Lewis understands the fear that some of his Murfreesboro patients face and takes their comfort seriously. This is why he offers them safe ways to relax while receiving dental treatment. When a patient opts for oral sedation, Dr. Lewis gives them a sedative pill to take once they are in the office. Dr. Lewis has been specially trained in administering oral sedation and the sedatives used have been studied and are commonly prescribed by medical professionals to calm people. They have a calming effect however leaves the patients awake and able to interact with Dr. Lewis. In addition to the sedative, the patient is often given Nitrous Oxide gas (laughing gas) to accompany the sedative in creating a very relaxing, anxiety free dental experience.
“Patients can have many procedures done in one sitting and then not remember anything,” says Dr. Lewis about conscious oral sedation’s effectiveness.
Murfreesboro sedation dentistry patients need to arrange for a friend or family member to drive them home after the dental procedure as the sedation effects will last longer than the dental procedure. It is also important not to take any other medications on the same day of the procedure without clearing them with Dr. Lewis ahead of time.
Along with oral sedation and Nitrous options, Dr. Lewis has equipped every operatory with new dental massage chairs and flat screen televisions allowing his patients to sit back and let go of their cares as they get the smile they have been wanting.
For more information about sedation dentistry, Murfreesboro patients should contact us or schedule an appointment online.