7278 Highway 72 West

Madison, Alabama 35758

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(256) 837-1200

A 5-STAR RATED MADISON DENTIST

Sedation in Madison, AL

What if you could have all your dentistry that you have been putting off for years in the conventional dental office in one or two comfortable visits? 

What if you could finally receive all of the treatment while sleeping- free of fear and pain?

We specialize in Sedation Dentistry and Sleep Dentistry, treating people with dental phobias and anxieties We offer different types of sedation dentistry. These include administering oral sedation, a pill, nitrous oxide (laughing gas), and intravenous sedation to deliver a combination of drugs. All this depends on the needs of the patient.

In this way, the patient and the dentist are comfortable providing and receiving the best possible dental care-safe, and free of stress and pain.

What is Sedation Dentistry or Sleep Dentistry?

The patient is given oral medication about one hour before your appointment. The medicine puts you in a light state of sedation and you sleep thru your dental appointment. It is Safe! When you awaken your dental treatment is completed.

You need someone to drive you to and from your appointment. Once you arrive, you are allowed to rest comfortably in a warm, quiet room under a cozy blanket. During the entire time you are here, we will closely monitor you to ensure your safety.

Complex dental treatments that often require six or more appointments can be done in as little as one!

All while you sleep.

If the idea of going to the dentist for a procedure brings on feelings of fear or anxiety there are options to ease the anxiety. Oral conscious sedation is as easy as taking an aspirin and you will feel relaxed and at ease. Oral conscious sedation does not “knock you out” like some other forms of anesthesia. You will remain awake during your procedure, but you will be in a heightened state of relaxation. It is also possible that you will not remember part, or all, of your procedure. 

Oral conscious sedation is extremely safe and easy.

It is much less expensive than other forms of sedation, and you will be able to talk and breathe on your own during the procedure. It also makes long or complex procedures seem shorter, allowing you to have all of your work done in a single visit. As an added precaution a local anesthetic will be given to the area that is being worked on to ensure that there is no pain. You will need to have someone drive you to and from the office if you use oral conscious sedation for your safety. 

Don’t wait any longer to have necessary dental work performed because you are nervous. Ask your dentist about oral conscious sedation to see if it is right for you.

See What Our Patients Are Saying

"Dr Barnett and his staff are super outstanding, professional and provide a wonderful dental experience. My teeth were cleaned by Jean, who is a super competent Hygienist. I have been seeing her quarterly for over 9 years. She is the very best"

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John C.

"Great service first and foremost The entire time that my wife was having her procedure I was kept informed. The staff to include Dr. Barnett made it an important point to ensure that I was satisfied and not only that each person went the extra effort with friendly interaction throughout my visit."

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McKinley C.

We are always welcoming new patients and we would love to have you as part of our dental family.