Dental phobia is a real, often overwhelming reality for thousands of people. Negative previous dental experiences, fear of needles or drills, and severe gag reflexes are just some of the reasons people feel extreme anxiety when thinking about visiting the dentist.
We want you to have the most positive, comfortable, pain-free experience as possible. That’s why our office offers our patients the option of a deeper form of sedation for their dental treatment. This is what sets our office apart from other dental practices, and we find that it helps to alleviate any anxiety or fear that many patients have experienced in other practices. Denver Dental Arts has teamed up with Dr. Dillon Atwood to provide all levels of anesthesia to our patients. Patients may choose from a level of comfortable, relaxed sedation to a deep sleep through their dental treatment.
Dr. Atwood is one of only a few dental anesthesiologists in North Carolina. Dr. Atwood studied at Davidson College and attended the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry before completing his postgraduate training in Anesthesiology at Lutheran Medical Center in New York City. During that time he also practiced pediatric anesthesia in Arizona and special care anesthesia at Helen Hayes Hospital in New York. He is a member of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists and lectures regularly on multiple aspects of anesthesia practice.
If you suffer from dental phobia- fear no more! At Denver Dental Arts, we are committed to understanding the very real nature of your fears. Not only will our team treat you with delicacy and care, but a deeper level of anesthesia will allow you experience dentistry in a whole new way. While engaging in a pleasant sleep-like experience, the team at Denver Dental Arts will be hard at work making sure you “wake up” with the results you desire.