Reduce Fear and Anxiety with Sleep Dentistry in Melbourne

Many people feel anxious about going to the dentist. Agatha’s Christie’s Hercule Poirot was afraid; veteran actor Robert De Niro still shudders at the thought. Thousands of people face the same concerns, but these fears are unfounded.
We assure you that at our clinics in Melbourne, your experience will be a relaxing and comfortable one. A visit to the dentist should be just like any other ordinary health check-up or procedure. You should be able to visit your dentist without fear of pain or discomfort.

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Are you a candidate for sleep dentistry in our Melbourne clinics?

If you answer “YES” to one or more of the following questions then you may benefit from sleep dentistry.

  • Do you have a low threshold for discomfort or pain?
  • Can you not tolerate needles in your mouth?
  • Do you gag easily and have a strong gag reflex?
  • Do you have very sensitive gums or teeth?
  • Do you have a fear of dentists because of a bad experience in the past?
  • Do you have trouble keeping your mouth open for a long time due to jaw problems?
  • Do you have to undergo complex dental procedures over a long period of time?

Benefits of Sleep Dentistry for Melbourne Patients

Using state-of-the-art equipment, we conduct dental procedures using sedation or sleep dentistry for those of you who have dental anxiety. Fear triggers such as needle pricks, drilling, and the sights and sounds of the dental chamber will be just a blur to you. We have a few tricks up our sleeves! We can use pain-relievers, anti-anxiety agents and sedation or sleep dentistry in our Melbourne clinics.

Those who opt for sleep dentistry will experience the following benefits:

  • A relaxed, dreamlike state – or you may choose to not be aware of anything!
  • The ability to follow the dentist’s instructions or a deep sedation
  • Feeling more comfortable, which makes the dental procedure stress free
  • Staying calm and avoiding restlessness during a long procedure
  • Keeping a strong gag reflex under control
  • Less time in the chair as the dentist will be able to complete the treatment faster, avoiding multiple sessions.

Procedures that can be carried out with sleep dentistry and IV sedation include:

  • Periodontal treatment(gum treatment) procedure
  • All on 4 dental implants and bone grafts
  • Bridge and crown work
  • Comprehensive dental treatment needing extensive work
  • Porcelain veneers, crowns or multiple fillings
  • Dental procedures on children

Sleep Dentistry at our clinics

We are aware that comfort is a very important aspect of patient care. We offer sleep dentistry at our Melbourne clinics as a pain management solution so that you can get treated without concerns of fear, anxiety or discomfort. This helps prevent further aggravation and decreases the chances of having to undergo more painful procedures and complex treatments.

We have highly trained anaesthetists and dental sedationists to provide IV sedation for dental procedures so that you experience minimal fear, pain, anxiety or restlessness.

Flexible Payment Plans

We set affordable fees and offer flexible payment plans to suit your situation. For more about our payment plans, visit our Fees and Finance page.

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