Relieving Dental Anxiety

Esther J. on calming her fears and dental anxiety

Dr. McDermid and Dr. Dhillon, at our Winnipeg, MB dentist office, can help you overcome your dental anxiety with our dental sedation options. Whether you need a few calming words or one of our sedation options, you will not leave our office terrified to return.

How do we do that? By listening to you. The first step to a good dentist appointment is to choose a dentist who will take the time to listen to your concerns and who will address those concerns for you. You’ll find that with our team.

Relieving Dental Anxiety

If you suffer from dental anxiety, our team will work hard to make you comfortable and relaxed. We offer:

  • Warm and friendly atmosphere
  • Detailed answers and explanations for all your questions
  • Televisions and headphones to help you feel at ease
  • Blankets to keep you comfortable
  • Staff will periodically check in to ensure your comfort level meets your expectations

Sedation Dentistry

Dr. Dhillon is a provider of oral sedation and nitrous oxide. Sedation dentistry is the use of pharmacological means to help ease anxiety during dental treatment. At Lakewood Dental Centre in Winnipeg, MB, we want you to be relaxed and comfortable so you can enjoy a pleasant experience at your office and most importantly, receive the dental treatment you require to keep your mouth in a healthy state.

If you experience any of the issues listed below, we would be pleased to provide you with more information regarding sedation dentistry.

  • anxiety about dental treatment
  • fear of needles
  • avoidance of dental treatment due to anxiousness
  • strong gag reflex

Nitrous oxide is an inhaled gas that has been used for decades in dentistry to help reduce fear and anxiety and has proven to be a successful means of achieving anxiety reduction. Your vital signs are monitored during the appointment to ensure a fully safe and comfortable experience.

Nitrous oxide is administered incrementally to achieve the most effective dose for you during your visit. Once the procedure is complete, the sedative effects wear off rapidly and allow you to resume your normal activities.

Have questions about dental sedation? Please call us at (204) 977-8515 to speak to one of our team members and learn if sedation dentistry is right for your dental anxiety.

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120- 40 Lakewood Blvd Winnipeg, Manitoba, R2J 2M6, Canada