Category Archives: Sedation Dentistry


Sedation dentistry allows nervous patients to obtain the dental work they need at New Smiles Dental

The team at New Smiles Dental in Sherwood, OR understands that patients of all ages may have dental anxiety. Dental anxiety is a fear of visiting the dentist’s chair. It may develop due to concerns of another person being within their “personal space,” or because patients have had past negative experiences with a dental provider. […]


Sedation Dentistry Portland OR

Why Choose Oral Conscious Sedation for Big Dental Work

Dental-related fear is one of the most common anxieties experienced by people of all ages. In our Sherwood OR office, we see no benefit in denying this or trying to talk patients out of their apprehension. Our job is to make sure those who choose our dental office receive the care they need to maintain […]


Laugh In The Face of Dental Anxiety

Laugh in the Face of Dental Anxiety

You need to see the dentist. That twinge of pain is telling you so. And yet, the butterflies in your stomach take flight every time you pick up the phone to schedule your appointment. We get it. We are in the business of helping people get the care they need to enjoy good oral health […]


Have One of These Fears? Dental Sedation Can Help!

At New Smiles Dental, it is important to us that our patients feel comfortable. Sometimes, fear can stand in the way of making dentistry the productive experience it can be. This is not good for our patients, and it’s not good for their long-term oral health. Dental anxiety can actually even have a detrimental effect […]


Feeling Nervous About Dental Care? Don’t Fear, Nitrous Oxide Is Here!

We get it. Dentistry is not something that very many people actually look forward to. There is a percentage of the population, though, for whom dental visits are, well, like pulling teeth! Statistics show that it is likely that dental anxiety affects more than 20% of people, some to such an extent that they simply […]


Sedation Dentistry 101

Sedation Dentistry in Sherwood, OR If you have a serious fear of visiting the dentist, sedation dentistry may make taking care of your teeth a little easier. Regular dental cleanings and checkups are an important part of keeping your teeth healthy, so you shouldn’t let a fear of the dentist damage your health. Sedation dentistry […]


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