Sleep Dentistry: Overcome your fear of the dentist!

Sleep dentistry

Sleep Dentistry: Sleep through your dental treatment pain free

Does the very thought of a dental procedure make your palms sweat? Do you get anxious when you think of visiting the dentist? You are not alone, in fact a significant percentage of people around the world experience dental fear.

What if you could sleep through your entire dental treatment and not experience any pain, well guess what you can at Sydney Dental Aesthetics and Implants (SDAI) with sleep dentistry!

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What is sleep dentistry?

Sleep dentistry otherwise known as IV Sedation or twilight sedation refers to the use of pharmacological agents administered intravenously to calm and relax a patient prior to and during a dental appointment.


What procedures can I have done with sleep dentistry?

The most common procedures performed under sleep dentistry are:

Wisdom teeth Removal
Tooth extractions
All on 4
Dental Implants
However, any dental procedure can be performed using sleep dentistry.


Where is sleep dentistry conducted?

For the convenience of our patients we are delighted to be able to offer sleep dentistry or sedation dentistry in our own practice and administered by our own expert sedationist, Dr Melissa Licenblat.

No need to go to hospital, we can look after everything for you at SDAI.


Dr Melissa Licenblat


Your expert sedationist-Dr Melissa Licenblat

Dr. Melissa Licenblat is a Principal dentist at Sydney Dental Aesthetics & Implants in Martin Place, and has also attained a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Conscious Sedation and Pain Control) and is now primarily a practicing Sedationist.

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.

In addition to SDAI’s own patients, Dr. Melissa is also highly sought after at other dental practices in Sydney, Wollongong, Goulburn and the Central Coast where she performs Sedations for the dental community.





Benefits of Sleep Sedation Dentistry

There are several key advantages to managing pain and anxiety through sleep dentistry including:

  • Enables you to have treatment done in comfort with reduced anxiety
  • You can undergo treatments in the comfort of our dental practice
  • It’s possible to have multiple treatments done in a single session, saving time and money
  • Treatments seem to take a shorter amount of time, and patients have little or no memory of the procedure


Who is sleep dentistry suitable for?

Sedation dentistry is not right for everyone, and your personal health history or current medication list may preclude certain types of sedation. Your SDAI dentist and sedationist will thoroughly review your options with you and help you make the right choice for your individual situation.

If you are wanting to find out more about sleep dentistry and have any questions, our professional and highly experienced team at SDAI would love to assist. Call (02) 9223 8286.

Complimentary sleep dentistry with wisdom teeth removal at SDAI

Do you need your wisdom teeth extracted? Ask us about our special complimentary sleep dentistry offer today!

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