For patients who have dental anxiety, going to the dentist can be a daunting experience. At Smiles by Design, we are happy to say that it does not need to be. We are pleased to offer two different sedation methods so that our patients have the comfortable dental experiences they deserve.

Our sedation options include:


Sedation Dentistry

If you struggle with nerves or anxiety when visiting the dentist, we have a few different solutions available to you.


Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas)

A minimal sedation option mixed with oxygen and breathed in through the nose to create a languid, relaxed effect.

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A moderate sedation method administered orally for a calm and at-ease feeling during treatment.

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Both our sedation methods are easy to administer and are conscious sedations, meaning you stay awake but relaxed during treatment. If you have dental anxiety because of a negative dental experience or simply feel uncomfortable when visiting the dentist, we want to assure you that your comfort and care are valuable to us. We encourage you to call our office to discuss your concerns with Dr. Fred Hermanson and see if you might benefit from one of our dental sedation options during treatments.

To learn more information about sedation dentistry in Apple Valley, Minnesota, call our dental office at 952-432-9155 and schedule a consultation with our experienced and knowledgeable dentist and team.