Why Choose Dr.Bruce Watkins?
  • Extensive Post-Graduate Training & Excels in the Fields of:
  • ● Cosmetic Dentistry
    ● General Dentistry
    ● Surgical Implant Placement
    ● Complex Restorative Dentistry
  • State-of-the-Art Technology for Optimum Patient Care & Comfort
  • ● Computer Generated CEREC 1-Day Crowns for the Perfect Tooth Restoration
    ● Cutting-Edge Cone Beam 3D CT Technology for Precise Implant Placement
  • DIPLOMATE, International Dental Implant Association
  • ● Highest Status Awarded for Distinguished Implant Excellence
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Sedation Dentistry

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    Free Consult
    • FREE CONSULT ($150 Value)
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  • Free Consult
    • FREE CONSULT ($150 Value)
    • *Conditions Apply

We Provide Conscious SEDATION For Anxiety-Free Dentistry

We offer patients anxiety free dentistry by means of ORAL SEDATION or NITROUS OXIDE SEDATION ensuring that patients will be completely relaxed through their dental appointments.

Candidate for Sedation Dentistry:

  • High levels of fear.
  • Have had traumatic dental experiences.
  • Difficulty getting numb.
  • Bad gag reflex.
  • Very sensitive teeth.
  • Limited time to complete their dental care.
  • Complex dental problems.
  • Hate needles and shots.
  • Hate noises, smells and tastes associated with dental care.
  • Afraid and embarrassed about their teeth.

Conscious Oral Sedation

Oral Sedation. A sedative pill taken by mouth, is safe, convenient and economical. When administered by a qualified dentist such as our dentist, Oral sedation can be more effective and deliver a deeper relaxation state than other forms of sedation. When you come for your free initial consultation, the dentist will review your medical history and will determine if oral sedation is the best sedation option for you.

The Oral Sedation Procedure

The procedure is simple. When you arrive for your treatment you will be given an oral sedative which will put you into a relaxed and comfortable state. You will be awake but very drowsy. The time you spend in the dentists chair will feel like minutes. Before you know it the procedure is over and you will have little recollection of the entire experience.

Nitrous Oxide Sedation-Laughing Gas

Nitrous Oxide is one of the safest and the lightest forms of sedation available. It is non-allergenic and non-irritating. The gas also tends to reduce gag reflexes and saliva flow. Patients will feel totally relaxed during their treatment when sedated with nitrous oxide.

The Nitrous Oxide Sedation Procedure

A small mask will be placed over the patient’s nose and adjusted so that the patient is comfortable. At this time, the patient will be breathing 100% oxygen.

The dentist will gradually introduce nitrous oxide. Once the patient feels completely relaxed, the procedure will begin.

At the conclusion of the sedation dentistry treatment, the patient will once again receive 100% oxygen (for a minimum of 3 - 5 min). At the end of this time, the person should feel absolutely back to normal.

Don't hesitate to contact us to discuss any aspect of your dental health - we don't charge for giving advice!

Testimonials

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Kelsey Keiper

My mom has worked for Dr. Watkins for five years. This is my MOST FAVORITE dental office that she has ever worked for. Dr. Watkins has allowed me to come into his office and learn more about about the career that my mom has loved for 21 years. I hope to be a hygienist too one day. Thank you to Watkins Family Dentistry. ❤️❤️❤️

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Watkins Family Dentistry 41.687853, -85.971043 Watkins Family DentistryPhone: (574) 538-2086