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Boonville, NC dentist reviews benefits of sedation dentistry

Dentistry is continually evolving. Every year there are advances that help dentist’s deliver better care and allow patients to have better experiences and improved oral health. Anesthesia is one area that has come a long way in modern dentistry. Sedation dentistry allows patients to experience anxiety-free, pain-free, and comfortable care without suffering from fear. It has become an increasingly popular choice for many patients because of its many benefits, including:

Improved dental health

Dental anxiety is common. In fact, it can be so overwhelming for some patients that they avoid regular dental care and put the health of their smile and overall wellness at risk. This lack of regular dental care can turn a relatively small problem to turn into something more severe that may require extensive treatment. In addition, the stress or worry about dental visits is not good for your mental health.

By offering sedation dentistry, we allow our patients to address the anxiety and feel comfortable and confident coming into our office for treatment. By receiving regular dental care, patients put themselves in the best position to maintain oral health.

Fewer dental visits

Sedation dentistry doesn’t just help patients who have dental anxiety. Patients who are facing multiple or lengthy procedures may also benefit. Sedation dentistry can increase the amount of dental work that can be completed in one visit. For patients who are undergoing a complete smile makeover, this can allow them to remain relaxed and prevent the need for multiple visits. In addition to the time savings, sedation allows the patients to keep the muscles relaxed, which can help improve recovery by reducing post procedure soreness or discomfort.


Patients who opt for sedation dentistry can rest assured that it has undergone extensive testing and has great safety records. Oral sedation is safe and effective and allows patients to have little to no memory of their procedure.

If you are in the Boonville, NC area and are interested in reading patient reviews and learning more about sedation dentistry, call Virtue Dental today to set up a consultation. The staff is happy to answer any questions that you have about sedation.

Dr. Taylor did an excellent job! I had one crown and two fillings done the same week! Plus a dental cleaning on the same week too! They are very accommodating and so understanding of my needs.They helped me get the service I needed and work around my schedule. Such beautiful people! I wanted to leave 10 stars but there are only 5. 😃
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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.