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Sedation Dentistry in Chaska, MN

Sedation Dentistry: Elevate Your Smile, Effortlessly.

Ultimate Comfort: A soothing atmosphere and sedation options for a stress-free experience.
Efficient Treatment: Quick, painless dental procedures using sedation for more time in your day.
Pain-Free Precision: Accurate and comfortable dental work through advanced sedation techniques.
Confidence Restored: Reclaim your smile's confidence with easy sedation dentistry.
Wellness Priority: Enhance overall well-being with stress-reducing sedation dentistry.
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Stress-Free Dental Care

What Is Sedation Dentistry?

Sedation dentistry involves using medication to help patients relax during dental procedures. It’s especially useful for those with anxiety or fear of dental work, ensuring a comfortable and stress-free experience.

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Sedation dentistry, also known as sleep dentistry, is a specialized approach used by dental professionals to alleviate anxiety and fear in patients during various dental procedures. It involves administering sedative medications to induce a relaxed and calm state, allowing patients to undergo dental treatments without experiencing excessive stress or discomfort. Sedation dentistry is particularly beneficial for individuals who have dental phobias, severe anxiety, or a low pain threshold, as it helps them tolerate necessary dental work more comfortably.

There are different levels of sedation in dentistry, ranging from mild relaxation induced by nitrous oxide (laughing gas) to deeper sedation achieved through oral medications or intravenous (IV) drugs. The level of sedation is chosen based on the patient’s anxiety level, medical history, and the complexity of the dental procedure. Dental professionals who offer sedation dentistry undergo specialized training to administer and monitor sedation effectively, ensuring patient safety throughout the procedure. Overall, sedation dentistry plays a crucial role in enabling individuals to receive the dental care they need while minimizing stress and anxiety associated with dental visits.

Soothing Dental Treatments

Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

Experience dental anxiety? Sedation dentistry is here for you. It’s a breakthrough solution for those with dental phobia, using relaxation techniques for stress-free essential care. Discover its benefits and step towards a healthier smile, worry-free.

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Pain-Free Dentistry

Stages of Sedation Dentistry

Embark on a journey into Sedation Dentistry with “Navigating Tranquility.” Explore its six processes, merging relaxation and oral care for anxiety-free dental visits. From consultation to post-procedure care, empower yourself with informed decisions about oral health.


Patient Assessment

Before any procedure, a comprehensive assessment is conducted to determine the patient’s medical history, anxiety levels, and overall health. Dentists evaluate the most suitable sedation option based on individual needs, ensuring a tailored approach for a comfortable experience.


Pre-Sedation Instructions

Patients are provided with clear pre-sedation guidelines, including fasting periods and medication protocols. Following these instructions is crucial for the safe administration of sedation and optimal treatment outcomes.


Selection of Sedation

Various sedation levels are available, ranging from mild to deep sedation. The dentist and patient collaboratively decide on the appropriate sedation method, which can include nitrous oxide (laughing gas), oral sedatives, or intravenous (IV) sedation.


Sedation Administration

On the day of the procedure, sedation is administered by a trained professional. The chosen method takes effect, inducing relaxation and alleviating anxiety. Throughout the procedure, the patient’s vital signs are closely monitored to ensure safety.


Dental Procedure

Once the patient is comfortably sedated, the dental procedure commences. Whether it’s a routine cleaning, cavity filling, or a more complex treatment, the dentist performs the necessary procedures while the patient remains at ease.


Post-Procedure Care and Recovery

Following the dental treatment, patients are guided through the recovery process. Depending on the sedation level, they might feel groggy, and it’s advised to have a responsible adult accompany them home. Post-procedure care instructions are provided to minimize discomfort and facilitate a smooth recovery.

Calm Your Nerves and Get The Smile You Dream About

Experience a more relaxed, comfortable and stress-free dental visit with Sedation Dentistry. Our caring team will help you find the best type of sedation for your needs.
Sedation FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

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Dental sedation is a technique used by dentists to help patients relax and manage anxiety during dental procedures. It involves using medication to induce a calm and comfortable state.
Dental sedation is used to alleviate fear and anxiety that many patients experience when undergoing dental treatments. It also helps patients with low pain tolerance, a strong gag reflex, or the need for extensive procedures.
There are several types of dental sedation, including nitrous oxide (laughing gas), oral sedation (pills), intravenous (IV) sedation, and general anesthesia. The type used depends on the patient’s needs and the complexity of the procedure.
Dental sedation is generally safe when administered by a trained and experienced dentist. The dentist will consider your medical history and current health status to determine the appropriate sedation method and dosage.
Patients who experience dental anxiety, have a strong gag reflex, have complex dental issues, or require lengthy procedures are often candidates for dental sedation. However, the dentist will assess your individual situation to determine if sedation is suitable for you.
Nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas, is inhaled through a mask. It induces a relaxed and euphoric state, helping patients feel more comfortable during dental treatments. Its effects wear off quickly after the gas supply is stopped.
Oral sedation involves taking prescribed medication in pill form before the procedure, while IV sedation is administered directly into the bloodstream through an intravenous line. IV sedation provides a deeper level of sedation and allows for precise control of the sedative’s effects.
Dental sedation ranges from mild relaxation to deep sedation or general anesthesia. You may be conscious and able to respond during mild sedation, but under deep sedation or general anesthesia, you’ll be in a state of unconsciousness.
Common side effects of dental sedation may include drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, or temporary memory loss. Serious complications are rare but can include allergic reactions or adverse interactions with other medications.
Your dentist will provide specific instructions based on the type of sedation you’ll receive. Generally, you may need to avoid eating or drinking before the procedure, arrange transportation to and from the dental office, and follow any pre-sedation guidelines provided.
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Our dental clinic serves all ages, from the youngest to the oldest members of your family, so you don’t have to drive around to separate appointments at pediatric dentists or orthodontists.

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Meet The Team

We have a team of experienced, board-certified estheticians and periodontists near you, trained in the latest techniques for the health and beauty of your smile.

Dr. Lauren Hubbard

Lauren Hubbard


Dr. Lauren Hubbard was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. As an avid Hawkeye fan from an early age, she was determined to become a Hawkeye herself and graduated with high honors from The University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Science in Integrative Physiology and went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the The University of Iowa College of Dentistry graduating with highest distinction.
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Dr. Fatima Tiwana

Fatima Tiwana

Board Certified Periodontist

Dr. Fatima Tiwana is a Dental School Gold Medalist. She Practiced general dentistry for 7 years before attending the Periodontics Graduate Program at the University of Detroit Mercy and completing her Certificate in Periodontics and Master of Science degree. Dr. Tiwana has practiced as a periodontist for over 8 years and is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology.
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What our customers say

Paula stacke

September 21, 2023
Nikki was great. Friendly, knowledgeable, and patient.

Andy Busch

September 14, 2023
Amazing place. Dr.Miner is great!!!! The staff is excellent and very welcoming! Do not hesitate to get dental work done here. I recieved extensive dental work here and I can’t express how thankful I am at how great everyone is here. Dr.miner, danyelle, Nikki, and lauren are all beyond awesome. Professional people and are making something that is very nerve racking to me, a very easy and welcoming process.

Matthew Johnson

May 31, 2023
The best dentist I’ve ver used. Timely and great service. They don’t oversell, and my teeth haven’t looked better!

Amanda Hance

April 27, 2023
We have been really happy here since switching dental offices. Very clean environment and the staff is all friendly and professional. To top it off they are all amazing with children! My young daughters have had only positive experiences and enjoy coming!

Whitney Walz

April 26, 2023
It’s hard to beat the dentist I had growing up which created a positive impression of dentists for me — but West Lakes I’m Chaska has done it! Everyone I’ve worked with is thorough, efficient, and super nice. Also, Colleen is fantastic. She goes the extra mile when dealing with insurance, she provides estimates before services are performed, and she has fit me into the schedule last minute.

mary manning

April 21, 2023
Life-changing major dental implant experience here. These thoughtful, fun professional and knowledgeable women guide you patiently through the entire process, and somehow transform fear into excitement to get to your next appointment! Forever grateful I found this dental home!!

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