Afraid Of The Dentist? Sedation Dentistry in San Jose

San Jose Sleep Dentistry If you are afraid of the dentist, you are not alone. As many as one in five adult Americans cope with dental anxiety to one degree or another. In fact, it seems to be universal. At Wesley P. Yemoto DDS in San Jose, we provide a comfortable environment and sedation dentistry options to get you through your appointment.

We carefully explain the findings of the initial dental examination and thoroughly outline any recommended procedures. The consultation also includes a discussion about pain control including oral conscious sedation medications. This allows our patients to make informed decisions about their oral health and necessary dental procedures.

Oral Conscious Sedation
With oral conscious sedation you are never fully asleep, but you will be sleepy. You’ll probably slur your words once the medication takes effect. It is a safe and effective form of sedation dentistry.

When the procedure is over, you will not remember much about it. You’ll still be feeling groggy and will need to have someone take you home.

Oral conscious sedation ranges from minimal to moderate, depending on the dosage. Most often a pill is given about an hour before your procedure.

Nitrous Oxide
Also known as laughing gas, nitrous oxide is available. It may not make you laugh, but it will definitely make you very relaxed. Nitrous oxide is safe and effective, and has been used in dentistry for more than one hundred years.

At Wesley P. Yemoto DDS in San Jose, we understand dental anxiety and will help you cope with it. In addition to sedation dentistry, we practice general and cosmetic dentistry.

Contact Wesley P. Yemoto DDS:

408-266-9957

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

4860 Cherry Ave Ste F
San Jose, California
95118

 


Sedation Dentistry In San Jose

Many people in San Jose and across the country cope with dental anxiety. In some instances it is so severe, they avoid the dentist entirely, thereby putting their dental health at risk. At Wes Yemoto Esthetic and Holistic Dentistry, we provide a solution with sedation dentistry.

There are several types of sedation dentistry. We offer our patients one of the most effective: oral conscious sedation.

Oral conscious sedation involves taking a sedative about an hour before your scheduled procedure. Most patients don’t go to sleep, although some do. It does put you in a deep state of relaxation.

Oral conscious sedation also has an amnesiac effect, so you’ll remember little, if any, of the procedure when it’s over. You’ll still be quite groggy afterward, and will require a ride home.

Dental anxiety, and even dental phobia, is a surprisingly common condition. As many as twenty percent of Americans cope with it to one degree or another. But don’t put your dental health at risk, when there is a safe and simple solution to the issue.

In addition to sedation dentistry, Wesley Yemoto DDS Esthetic and Holistic Dentistry in San Jose provides a side range of cosmetic dentistry services. Schedule a consultation with us today.

Contact Wesley P. Yemoto DDS:

408-266-9957

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

4680 Cherry Ave Ste F
San Jose, California
95118