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Sedation Dentistry

Many patients avoid dental appointments and treatment because they are too nervous to visit the dentist.

We want you to know that sedation dentistry can help you feel calm before and during your appointments.

At Sonoran Dental Design in Scottsdale, AZ, we administer sedation dentistry safely so you get the dental care you need.

Why Undergo Sedation Dentistry?

So many patients say they miss dental appointments due to fear of pain and the cost of care. Sedation can help address both of these concerns.


First, sedation dentistry allows you to feel relaxed the day of the appointment, knowing that you will be under the effects of a sedative. After taking the sedative, you can feel calm for the duration of your dental visit at our Scottsdale practice.

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Cost Savings

In addition, by attending routine dental exams and cleanings and addressing dental problems early, our dentist can help you avoid the need for more extensive dental treatment later on. This can help you avoid higher costs and discomfort in the future.

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Improved Health

If you have delayed undergoing dentistry treatment for years because of your fear of the dentist, sedation dentistry can allow you to comfortably get the care you need to restore the health, comfort, function, and appearance of your smile.

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Throughout your appointment, we will monitor your blood pressure readings and use a pulse oximeter to make sure you are responding safely to the sedation. When proper dosages are prescribed by dentists, sedation with oral medication is extremely safe.

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Oral sedation will help you achieve a deeply relaxed state of near-sleep for the duration of your treatment.

When Is Sedation Appropriate?

Depending on your level of dental anxiety, we may recommend sedation dentistry to patients undergoing:

  • Routine dental exams and cleanings
  • More involved dental treatments such as the placement of dental fillings, crowns, bridges, periodontal care, tooth extractions, and more
  • Longer appointments that require multiple dental procedures to be performed at once

Sedation may also be appropriate for dentistry patients that have:

  • Extreme dental anxiety
  • Difficulty sitting still for long periods of time 
  • Difficulty sitting comfortably for long periods due to conditions like arthritis
  • Severe gag reflex
  • Special needs or disabilities

"The Best of the Best."

"Simply the nicest, most professional and caring people in the dental industry. If you are even a little dissatisfied with your current dentist and/or hygienist try Sonoran Dental. Dr Sielecki and her Team are the best of the best. I promise you (and your teeth!) will have a new home!" Drew Guenett, 5-Star Google Review
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Sonoran Dental Design

Sonoran Dental Design is a high-tech dental practice in Scottsdale, AZ, that prioritizes patient care and comfort. Our dentist, Dr. Ann Sielicki, is highly trained and committed to continued education. Dr. Sielicki is affiliated with:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The Arizona Dental Association
  • The Central Arizona Dental Association
  • Spear Education's Advanced Continuum (Visiting Faculty Club Member)
  • Seattle Study Club (Participating Member)

We invite you to request an appointment with our practice by filling out our online form or calling (480) 419-9595.

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"Dr. Sielicki and her staff are professional and I immediately felt comfortable. My teeth look fantastic. I could not be more pleased with the outcome." Emily

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7500 E Pinnacle Peak Rd
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Scottsdale, AZ 85255

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