Oral Sedation

Do you suffer from dental fear or anxiety? If so, ask Dr. Langellier if you're a candidate for oral sedation.

Relaxing during your next appointment could be as easy as taking a pill. If you have dental anxiety, oral sedation can help you get the care you need to maintain a healthy smile.

When is Oral Sedation Helpful?

It can be difficult to even step foot into a dental office when feeling fear or anxiety. That's why Dr. Langellier offers oral sedation to patients who may benefit. Oral sedation is mild and can help you relax in the dentist's chair.

Besides anxiety, oral sedation can also help patients with:

  • Involuntary body movement
  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Sore jaw muscles
  • A high gag reflex

If you recognize any of these symptoms in yourself, please don't hesitate to call Bowtie Dental. We can help you determine if oral sedation would be a good option for your unique circumstances.

Here's what you can expect during oral sedation.

What to Expect

We'll instruct you to take your pill an hour before your appointment. For your safety, make sure you have someone drive you to and from our dental office.

While oral sedation won’t put you to sleep, it can make you feel drowsy. During your appointment, you'll be in a deeply relaxed state. But you’ll still be able to cooperate with our dentist and his team during treatment.

Most patients who undergo conscious sedation don’t remember their procedures. This is great if your fear of the dentist has prevented you from getting treatment in the past.

Request an Appointment With Bowtie Dental

Dr. Langellier is a trusted family dentist in Wyoming, MI. As such, he'd be more than happy to have a discussion about whether you’re a candidate for oral sedation. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Langellier, call Bowtie Dental at (616) 532-9003.