IV Dental Sedation in Fort Wayne, IN

Relax During Your Treatment at Union Chapel Dentistry

Visiting the dentist is necessary for maintaining good oral health, but it can be a daunting experience for many individuals. The sound of dental tools and the thought of dental procedures can cause anxiety and fear. With sedation dentistry, we can help alleviate these fears and make dental visits more tolerable.

Our highly skilled and experienced Fort Wayne dentist at Union Chapel Dentistry, Dr. David Painter, is skilled in providing sedation dentistry services to patients with dental anxiety or a low pain threshold. With his expertise and compassionate approach, Dr. Painter aims to ensure that every patient feels comfortable and at ease throughout their dental treatment.

What Is Sedation Dentistry? A woman is under sedation dentistry

Sedation dentistry refers to medication used to help patients relax during dental procedures. If you avoid dental visits due to fear or anxiety, sedation dentistry may be a game-changer. Dr. Painter recommends sedation dentistry for the following benefits:

  • Eliminates Anxiety: Sedation allows patients to feel calm and relaxed before and during dental procedures. The anxiety that often accompanies dental visits can be effectively minimized, enabling patients to undergo necessary treatments without undue stress.
  • Pain Management: Dental procedures can sometimes cause discomfort or pain. With sedation, Dr. Painter can administer medications to control pain and ensure a pain-free experience for the patients.
  • Time Efficiency: Sedation enables Dr. Painter to perform multiple procedures in a single visit, reducing the need for multiple appointments. This saves time and allows patients to get the necessary dental work quickly and efficiently.
  • Improved Treatment Outcomes: When patients are relaxed and comfortable during dental procedures, it becomes easier for Dr. Painter to provide high-quality dental care. With sedation dentistry, he can focus on the treatment without any distractions or patient discomfort.

Types of Sedation Dentistry at Union Chapel Dentistry

Dr. Painter offers different types of sedation dentistry techniques in Fort Wayne, depending on the patient’s needs and the complexity of the procedure. These include:

  • Oral Sedation: This method of sedation involves taking a prescribed medication, usually a pill, before the dental appointment. Oral sedation induces deep relaxation, making the patient less aware of the dental procedure.
  • Nitrous Oxide: Commonly known as laughing gas, nitrous oxide is a safe and effective sedative inhaled through a mask over the patient’s nose. It produces a euphoric and calming effect, allowing patients to remain conscious and relaxed throughout the dental treatment.
  • Intravenous (IV) Sedation: IV sedation involves administering sedative drugs directly into the bloodstream through a vein. This form of sedation induces a state of deep relaxation, and patients may have little to no memory of the dental procedure.

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Schedule Your Fort Wayne Sedation Dentistry Appointment

Don’t let dental anxiety hold you back from receiving the dental care you need. Visit Dr. Painter at Union Chapel Dentistry in Fort Wayne, IN, and discover the benefits of sedation dentistry for yourself. Experience dental treatments in a calm and relaxing environment, knowing that you are in the hands of a skilled and caring dentist. 

Contact us by calling (260) 232-0280 and a friendly representative will reach out shortly. We’re proud to welcome patients from Fort Wayne and the surrounding areas of Bluffton, Huntington, and Decatur, IN.

Union Chapel Dentistry

12714 Coldwater Rd.
Suite A
Fort Wayne, IN 46845

Office Hours

8AM – 5PM
8AM – 5PM
8AM – 5PM
8AM – 5PM
8AM – 5PM

*We see patients on Tuesdays and Thursdays