Relieving Dental Anxiety
At Dental Care Center of South Kansas City, we work hard to help each and every one of our patients feel at home! That includes those who may suffer from dental fear or anxiety. We offer a variety of effective services designed to help you feel relaxed and comfortable in our Kansas City, MO dentist office. Below you will find answers to the questions we most commonly hear about our comfort and sedation options. Please contact our team if you have any additional questions or concerns.
Dental Sedation Options
Sedation dentistry is something that 15 years ago really wasn't available very much. I had been practicing, at that point, for about 15 years. I had always gone through the avenues of 'I'm going to educate you', calm them down, and do as much as I can, and not enforce myself on people and different things like that. I just found that there were still a large segment of the population that they weren't having it. They needed more help, so that's when I realized that I want that apart of my practice because, like I was saying earlier, that's 50% of the people out there. I mean there're good people, but they just have a fear and so sedation's been incredibly beneficial for me there in terms of being able to give them just that extra tool that they need to get it taken care of.
Our office offers three different types of sedation dentistry: nitrous oxide, oral conscious sedation, and IV sedation. Each type can be used to ease fear or anxiety in a variety of circumstances. Talk to our team to learn more about these options and which might be best for your specific situation.
We have a private operatory here at our Kansas City, MO dental office especially for patients who would prefer a more private setting. Please talk to our team if this is a concern for you. We will be happy to accommodate your needs!
We want to make sure you have the time to take the appointment at your own pace. If this means scheduling a longer appointment, no problem! We also have extended business hours for those who can’t fit in a visit in the typical 9 to 5! We are open until 7 p.m. on two evenings and open at 7 a.m. one morning a week.
Additional Comfort Options
In addition to dental sedation, longer appointment times, and a private operatory, we also offer a variety of other comfort options to help you feel right at home! We have TVs with DISH in every operatory, fans, headphones, neck pillows, leg pillows, blankets, and warm aromatherapy towels. We also can provide refreshments, including coffee, tea, juice, or water and assorted sugar-free, healthy chocolate.
Soothing Anxious Patients
Our dedicated team of dentist has been helping patients who experience dental fear or anxiety for years! We work hard to make sure you feel completely comfortable and relaxed throughout your visit. If we can help you in any additional way, please just ask! We will be delighted to help you have the best dental experience possible.
Make an Appointment
Are you ready to get the dental care you need in the comfortable, relaxing environment you deserve? You can call us at 816-399-5539 or use our online contact form to send us a message. We offer extended business hours so that we can help you schedule an appointment time that is convenient for you.
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