01242 655554

Are you anxious or even dental phobic?

Are you missing out on much-needed treatment?
Is this affecting your oral health and wellbeing?
Do you lack confidence as a result?

As the region’s leading sedation dentists we can minimise your anxiety and discomfort and give you the treatment you need to help you relax and feel comfortable.

Sedation Dentists

Region’s leading sedation dentists

Dental sedation

Arnica Dental Care is an award-winning centre of excellence and the region’s leading sedation dentists for minimising anxiety and discomfort through sedation and gentle dentistry.

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What treatment can I have sedation for?

As the region’s leading sedation dentist, Arnica has been offering a comprehensive range of dental treatment under sedation since 2001. From routine restorative treatment to more complex treatments such as extractions, root canal therapy, crowns, veneers and dental implants.

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What types of dental sedation are offered?

Oral sedation

Oral sedation is the simplest form of sedation, and is ideal for patients with mild anxiety who can be given oral temazepam or diazepam before their appointment.

Inhalation sedation (IS)

Inhalation sedation (also known as relative analgesia) involves breathing a mixture of nitrous oxide (laughing gas) and oxygen through a comfortably-fitting nose piece that allows dental treatment to be carried out at the same time.

Intravenous sedation (IV)

Intravenous sedation is where sedatives are administered through a cannula into a vein in the arm or the back of the hand (pictured). This technique will change your level of consciousness so that, even if you’re dental phobic, you’ll be able to tolerate much-needed dental treatment and still be able to converse with your dentist or dental nurse.


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What is gentle dentistry?

Gentle dentistry is an approach adopted by all our staff to ensure every patient feels relaxed and comfortable. Our gentle dentistry is based upon:
  • appreciating how anxious a patient is prior to the appointment
  • helping patients relax prior to the appointment
  • understanding how the patient prefers to be treated
  • exploring effective ‘soft’ distraction tactics including chat and humour
  • taking time to explain treatments and procedures
  • listening to and responding to patient wishes throughout the treatment
  • taking time to complete treatment, incorporating intervals when required/preferred


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The next step is easier than you think

Use our request call-back and tell us a little about yourself. We’ll then call you at a time to suit you to have a friendly chat about how we can help. We hope to be able to persuade you to drop by for a five minute tour of the practice before you do anything else.

Click here to request call back or call the team on 01242 655554

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