Is Sedation Dentistry Safe?

Affordable Davidson Dentistry SedationAt Dennis J Coleman DDS – Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we treat serious dental emergencies. We also offer sedation to our patients.

The purpose of today’s dentistry article is to de-bunk some of the most common myths about dental sedation.

Myth #1: With Sedation Dentistry, You Are Completely Unconscious

Some nervous dental patients are not only afraid of receiving treatment; they also fear the thought of not being in control. At Dennis J Coleman DDS – Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we offer different levels of sedation, but none of the sedation options put you completely to sleep. With oral sedation you are relaxed but not totally knocked out. When we need to ask a dental sedation patient a question during the treatment, the patient is able to hear, understand, and respond.

Myth #2: Dental Sedation Should Only Be Used For Extensive Dental Treatment

Anxiety-free dentistry is completely safe. Many nervous sedation dentistry patients request sedation for routine exams and procedures.

Myth #3: Most Dental Insurance Companies Do Not Cover Sleep Dentistry

Some North Carolina dental insurers do cover sedation. Check with your insurer for details about your North Carolina dental insurance benefits.

Myth #4: Sleep Dentistry Is Still Experimental

Dentists have been safely providing sedation for many years. Dennis J Coleman DDS – Family & Cosmetic Dentistry meets all the requirements advised by the American Dental Association. Millions of Americans and thousands of North Carolina dental patients have safely received sedation for dental treatment.

For more information about anxiety-free dentistry, contact Dennis J Coleman DDS – Family & Cosmetic Dentistry at or 704-896-5850 today to schedule a sedation consultation.


Contact Dennis J Coleman DDS – Family & Cosmetic Dentistry:


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460 S Main St Ste 101
Davidson, North Carolina


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