Is Sedation Dentistry Right for Me?


If you experience dental anxiety, you aren’t alone. Millions of Americans put off important dental visits every year due to a fear if the dentist. Unfortunately, when you don’t come for your regular dental checkups and cleanings, it puts you at risk of developing serious oral health issues which may require more extensive, costly and painful treatments down the road.

Dr. John Phelps and his team are committed to ensuring your experience is pleasant and relaxing. In order to help ease your dental anxiety, we offer sedation dentistry. We encourage you to take this quiz to find out if sedation dentistry is right for you.

Sedation dentistry involves using sedatives to place you in a more relaxed state prior to your dental procedure. Dr. Phelps offers the following sedation dentistry options:

  1. Oral conscious sedation
  2. Nitrous oxide

Sedation dentistry is safe and effective. You will not be unconscious during your procedure. These sedation options will simply place you in a relaxed, dream-like state. You can still respond to Dr. Phelps’ instructions, but after your procedure you will feel refreshed.

Please contact Dr. John Phelps using the form on this page or call 317-793-6133 today to learn more about our sedation dentistry options. We serve patients in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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