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Dental Anxiety

About Dental Anxiety

Dental sedation for Anxious patients

Does the very thought of a dental procedure make you anxious?

You are certainly not alone; in fact, a significant percentage of people experience dental fear and anxiety.

The team at Avoca Beach Dental can help with your dental anxiety and will make it our top priority to make your experience as comfortable and stress free as possible.

Having dental treatment while you are asleep is known as Sleep Dentistry and may also be referred to as Dental Sedation, Sleep Sedation, Twilight Sedation and Sedation Dentistry and involves IV sedation and anaesthesia to induce sleep and reduce pain, awareness and recollection during dental procedures. In this way, it alleviates the fear, anxiety and discomfort that may often be associated with general and paediatric dentistry.

Sedation dentistry allows patients to feel at ease and comfortable when undergoing a treatment. Some dental patients are apprehensive and anxious when they are having treatment completed and we understand that this may be a deterrent for many patients. By easily accommodating our patients with sedation, patients can complete their treatment plans with confidence.

dental sedationist Dr Melissa Licenblat helps dental anxiety

Your onsite sedation expert

DR MELISSA LICENBLAT

Principal Dentist/Sedationist

We are delighted to have Dr Melissa Licenblat join our team at Avoca Beach Dental as a visiting expert seditionist. Having worked in private general practice at several surgeries in the Sydney metropolitan area after moving from Wollongong NSW, Dr. Melissa Licenblat brings a wealth of experience and skill in sedation to our patients. Dr Melissa has a Medical Science degree from the University of Sydney coupled with an honour’s degree from their esteemed Dental Program and has also attained a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Conscious Sedation and Pain Control) and is a practicing Sedationist as well as being a dentist in Sydney.

Dr Melissa Licenblats warm and caring nature complimented by her extensive experience and skill will give you the peace of mind and reassurance that you seek and deserve.

Dr Melissa Licenblat performs sedation at Avoca Beach Dental for suitable patients on a regular basis, to find out more please contact the practice on (02) 4381 1888.

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More sedation options

Dr Ned Restom and the Avoca Beach Dental team are thrilled to be able to offer our patients more options when it comes to sedation during dental, sleep dentistry and their experience.

Not only do we offer convenient in chair sleep dentistry and sedation during dental treatment, we are now also working with some of the best anaesthetists and nurses to deliver excellence, operating on a weekly basis at the Brisbane Private Waters Hospital.

We are so proud to be able to provide our community with premium dental treatment right here on the Central Coast. Some may have to travel far from and wide to have specialised dental treatment done which can be most unnerving. Now you can keep local and save time and expense while receiving the high- quality care you deserve.

Are you anxious about dental treatment and would like Avoca Beach Dental to help you to smile again?

If you would like further information please send us an email on the below form and one of our friendly team will be in contact to help you out, alternatively feel free to call us anytime on: (02) 4381 1888