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Relaxation & Sedation Dentistry


Relaxation & Sedation Dentistry


If you suffer from anxiety or fear associated with dental treatment, sedation dentistry may be right for you. Certified under the DOCS Program (Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation), we are specially trained in helping you achieve a relaxed state to facilitate your treatment.


Don’t let fear keep you from having a healthy, sparkling smile. Sedation dentistry can put you at ease and virtually eliminates the pain associated with dental procedures.

Sedation dentistry techniques include:



Dental Innovations has experienced sedation experts that have the skills and training to put even the most anxious patient at ease. Call us for an appointment today and request a private consultation to determine if sedation is right for you.…and get ready to enjoy a total relaxation experience.


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Q. Will I feel any pain during my Sedation Dentistry appointment?

A. Most patients feel no discomfort whatsoever during their treatment and feel surprisingly good afterwards.


Q. Will I be totally relaxed during my Sedation Dentistry appointment?

A. With most Sedation Dentistry methods, you'll receive just enough sedation that you'll be completely unaware of the treatment, as you would if you were asleep.


Q. Will I be left alone during my Sedation Dentistry treatment?

A. No, along with your Sedation Dentist, there will be someone with you throughout the procedure to monitor your comfort and your safety. You can also have a companion present with you at all times.


Q. Will I remember anything after experiencing Sedation Dentistry?

A. Depending on which sedation method is used, you may have little or no memory of your dental visit.


Q. Will I be groggy after the treatment is over?

A. You will feel just fine. For your safety, you may be required to have a family member or friend drive you home.


Q. Will my insurance cover Dental Relaxation treatment?

A. Insurance generally covers a portion of the care. Your insurance coverage will be reviewed and, if necessary, financing can be arranged to ensure you get the dental care you need.


Q. What is the name of the drug that I will be given?

A. There are a number of safe and highly effective anxiety-reducing medications on the market today. For example, a drug called Triazolam is commonly used during Oral Conscious Sedation, or OCS, while Valium is often used during Axiolysis. Your dentist will choose the medication that best suits your individual needs.


Aesthetic Services


Are you considering a makeover? Why not start with your smile! The latest advances in cosmetic dentistry are available to you at Dental Innovations. By correcting or improving the shade, shape, spacing, height or width of your teeth, your smile can be transformed into your best asset. Our skillful professionals using state-of-the-art technology and materials deliver superb results that are sure to please. Arrange for a private consultation to discuss your beautiful smile!


  • Partial & full crowns

  • Veneers

  • All other single-tooth restorations




What is CEREC?


CEREC means we can quickly and economically restore damaged teeth using a durable ceramic material that matches the natural color of other teeth in your mouth. CEREC is an acronym for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics.


What advantages does CEREC offer me?


First and foremost, the restoration can be performed in a single session, usually in about one hour. With CEREC there's no need for us to make an impression and send it to a lab. We won't inconvenience you by asking you to return for a second visit.


Secondly, the restoration is natural looking, because it is made of tooth-colored ceramic material. It's metal-free – no silver fillings to discolor your smile! The ceramic material is compatible with tissue in your mouth and is high-grade, anti-abrasive and plaque-resistant. It allows us to be extremely precise and save more of the healthy part of your tooth.


How does CEREC work?


First, we prepare the damaged tooth by applying a thin layer of reflective powder directly on the tooth's surface. Using a special camera, we then take a picture of the tooth. We work from this photo, which is actually a pin-sharp optical impression of the tooth.


Computer Aided Design technology helps us design the restoration from the optical impression. You can actually watch us design your new restoration on a full-color computer monitor right before your eyes!


Then CEREC creates an extremely precise restoration. A high-speed diamond bur and a disk work simultaneously to mill the restoration out of a solid block of ceramic material. Finally, we bond the newly milled restoration to the tooth using state-of-the-art adhesive dentistry.


Over a decade of clinical research and experience supports the CEREC technology. User input and research have helped the manufacturer improve the product during this time. Dentists have performed over four million restorations worldwide.


You’ll never avoid dental visits again once you experience NuCalm. Without drugs or IV's, Dr. Hackbarth can take your mind to the first level of sleep. NuCalm is an innovative procedure that promotes a rewarding and relaxing dental experience.

  • First, you’ll swallow tablets that counteract adrenaline.
  • Next, we’ll place microcurrent stimulation patches just behind your ears.
  • You’ll wear noise-reducing headphones that play a neuroacoustic software and soothing music.
  • Blackout sunglasses will eliminate visual stimuli

These four seemingly simple acts will reduce or completely knock out your stress during dental procedures. In addition, because of your intense relaxed state, your body will naturally accept treatment; your natural resistance will be dulled.NuCalm does not “put you under.” Throughout your procedure, you’ll remain responsive – yet still and relaxed.

After treatment, you can expect to feel refreshed and content because NuCalm will have helped you achieve cellular homeostasis in your brain; this releases body tension. You’ll experience no side effects, no down time or recovery period, and you won’t need supervision following treatment. You can return to your normal daily activities after your dental appointment.

Visit NuCalm online to read patient testimonials and learn more about this minimally invasive, highly effective relaxation procedure.

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