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COVID-19: At this time all of our offices are open.
COVID-19: At this time all of our offices are open.

Oral Sedation Dentistry

Sedation safely reduces anxiety and increases comfort

At Tryon Family Dentistry, we understand that our patients may be fearful of going to the dentist because they fear any pain or discomfort associated with dental treatment.

What is Sedation Dentistry

Oral sedation dentistry involves the administration of sedative drugs via an oral route, generally to facilitate a dental procedure and reduce a patient’s anxiety related to the experience.

Why We Use Sedation Dentistry

  • Relieves anxiety
  • Increases comfort
  • Eases Odontophobia
  • Effective
  • Safe

Oral sedation also aids in reducing memory or the sights and smells of the dental office to avoid recall of any trauma. The sedative effect allows for more dentistry to be completed in fewer appointments, as well as allowing complex procedures to be performed more quickly.

Aftercare

Oral sedation is pill-based, and effects can last for several hours after treatment. For this reason, it is not recommended to drive yourself home after receiving oral sedatives.

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“My dental assistant is Gloria, who is always super friendly, masterfully efficient and skilled, and amazing at answering all of my questions and anticipating anything out of the ordinary that Dr. Leo may need for his evaluation. Dr. Leo is my fabulous dentist who is also very friendly, skilled and efficient, takes whatever time is needed for my evaluation and questions, and provides honest assessment. He runs a high caliber business that has been consistently pleasant, remains way ahead of the technology, and the entire office is always extremely clean and bright. Highest regards and recommendations!”
- Jill Beavin
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“I had neglected my dental care for over 20 years due to fear of the whole process. I took a leap of faith and went to this office and I am so glad I did. They understood my situation and moved forward without making me feel bad. It was an 8 month marathon of dental work. I had fillings, cleanings, wisdom teeth removed, an extraction and a wonderful implant put in. I was a hard patient to work with and the whole crew was nice to me every step of the way. Years from now when I still have my teeth I’ll have this place to thank. They fixed me up now and destroyed my fear of the dentist office for the future.”
- Jay P.
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“Wonderful service! Always very polite and professional. They make you feel very comfortable especially when your scared of the dentist. Will definitely keep going back!”
- stacey wells
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“First time there and I love it! Great place and friendly staff!”
- Tameka Brown
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“Amazing office. The dentists here do great work. Replaced four of my front teeth with veneers and worked with me (for free) when the treatment plan didn’t go exactly as expected due to my chronic bruxism. They always explain what they’re doing, and why. I thoroughly trust this team with my dental care.”
- Jeff Wilson
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“Excellent and knowledgeable staff! The doctors are the best and understood my unique TMD challenges. Because of this, my bite was corrected and I no longer have pain. Wonderful!”
- Donna Pygott

The Latest in Aligner Technology

What Is Invisalign?

Instead of relying on metal brackets and wires to move teeth, Invisalign uses clear plastic aligners custom designed for each patient’s individual treatment plan. The aligners are designed to fit snugly over your teeth so they don’t interfere with your normal activities or your speech. Because they are clear, they are hardly noticeable and provide the utmost discretion during treatment.
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