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Oral conscious sedation eases patient anxiety in Yadkinville

Fear of the dentist is common. For some patients, the anxiety is so great they avoid care altogether, which leads to more dental problems. Patients can find relief knowing oral conscious sedation is available to ease stress while ensuring dental health. Located in Yadkinville, Dr. William Virtue of Virtue Dental Care offers forms of sedation as well as NuCalm to make your dental visit a positive one.

Oral conscious sedation

Oral conscious sedation takes about an hour to be effective. Prior to the dental appointment, the patient takes a pill prescribed by the dentist. Once the medication takes effect, the patient will be relaxed, calm, and drowsy, but awake, during the procedure. The effects of the medication usually take a few hours to wear off, meaning you will need someone to transport you to and from your appointment. Benefits of oral conscious sedation include the following:

  • Patients are calm and relaxed so their fears are diminished.
  • The medication leaves patients conscious so they can communicate with the dentist.
  • Patients usually have little recollection of the dental procedures, which helps ease their anxieties for future dental appointments.


Drug-free, side-effect free NuCalm to ease your stress

NuCalm is a drug-free form of relaxation dentistry. Instead of drugs, NuCalm uses supplements, stimulation, calming music, and eye masks to reduce anxieties by transitioning the brain into a feeling of deep relaxation such as that found in the first phase of natural sleep. NuCalm has no reported side effects. Other benefits include the following:

  • Drug-free
  • Easy to administer
  • Effective within a few minutes

Ask about sedation and relaxation dentistry to ease your dental worries. At Virtue Dental Care we offer general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry services. Virtue Dental Care Patients call (336) 679-2034 and New Patients (336) 606-0040 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Virtue.

Dr. Virtue and all his staff are wonderful! I have always gotten great care and have always be treated kindly by everyone there!! I highly recommend Dr. Virtue to anyone who has ever had a bad experience or who has a fear of dentist because he will wipe all of that away with one visit!! I know because I used to be someone who was afraid to go to a dentist due to bad experiences until Dr.Virtue!! Dr. Virtue and his staff make you feel at home and when you walk into his office it feels like you're going to visit good friends instead of going to see the dentist!!! They never make you feel like you are a bad person if you can't get dental care on time and work with you to make sure that you can get the care you need as soon as possible!! Can't say enough great things about them!! Thanks Dr. Virtue and staff for all the wonderful care you have given me over the years!!
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Virtue Dental Care is committed to ensuring that Yadkinville, NC patients have healthy teeth and healthy bodies. We follow biological dentistry principles, offering general, cosmetic, and mercury-free dentistry. The latest techniques and technologies, personalized care, and a comfortable and environmentally responsible practice are our hallmarks.

Our office was established in 1979 by Dr. William Virtue, DDS, AGD, FIAOMT, DNM, who was trained in dentistry at Indiana University. His achievements include Past President of the IAOMT and Forum for Contemporary Dental Esthetics. Dr. Mary Katherine Taylor, DDS, ADA, NCDS, AIAOMT graduated from Wake Forest University and earned her dental degree from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. Both of our doctors go above and beyond in continuing education to provide top service to our patients.