2300 McDermott Suite 250 Plano, TX 75025
Fax: (972) 747-9124 Office: (972) 390-2929 drbess@bessdds.com

Sedation Dentistry

Once you’ve experienced sedation dentistry, you’ll probably never be afraid to go to the dentist again.

You’ll be sedated just enough to be unaware of the treatment.  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 as little as 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: “Thank you.  Sedation dentistry changed my life.”

How does Sedation Dentistry work?

Eric Bess DDS is one of the few restorative dentists in Texas certified to administer intravenous (I.V.) and oral (pills) sedation for all dental procedures. Your companion will accompany you to the office.  By the time you arrive, you will be very drowsy.

When you arrive in 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, the experienced clinical team at Eric Bess DDS will take care of your dental needs.

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

Tell me more about Sedation Dentistry:

It Really Works!  Dr. Eric Bess DDS is one of the few restorative dentists in Texas certified to administer intravenous (I.V.) and oral (pills) sedation for all dental procedures.

I.V. Sedation is safe!  You will have little or no memory of the experience.  You probably won’t remember any sounds or smells. You will relax for up to five or six hours after taking the pill.  The time you are relaxing 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 at Dr. Eric Bess DDS !  All while you relax.

People who have difficulty getting numb will find that sedation dentistry eliminates this problem. Sedation dentistry is a safe way to reduce the fatigue of extended dental treatment requiring long visits.

Will I feel any pain?

Most patients feel no discomfort whatsoever during their treatment and feel surprisingly good afterwards.

Will I be unconscious?

No, you will be in a 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 relaxing?

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.

Who is a candidate for Sedation Dentistry at Eric Bess DDS Inc?

People who have . . .
High fear
Traumatic dental experiences
Difficulty getting numb
A bad gag reflex
Very sensitive teeth
Complex dental problems
Limited time to complete dental care

People who . . .
Hate needles and shots
Hate the noises, smells and taste associated with dental care
Are afraid or embarrassed about their teeth

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