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Facts about the sedation dentistry practiced in our Greenville office

For decades, those frightened of dental experiences had two choices – either face their fears head on, or avoid visiting the dentist at the risk of oral health. We don’t think you should have to do either. Today, there are more choices, allowing everyone the opportunity to receive dental care comfortably and keep their smile looking its best.


Sedation dentistry may incorporate a number of options, ranging from nitrous oxide to IV sedation. In our Greenville practice, we find the greatest benefit from oral sedation, which we use as our primary option. Using this method, we find that our guests have a much better dental experience, free of the anxiety that may have once kept them from receiving dental care. If you have avoided the dentist, or wonder if you might be a good candidate for oral sedation, read the following facts and feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.

Facts About Sedation Dentistry


Sedation works!

With one pill, all of your fears and apprehension will disappear, making it easy to sit through any dental appointment. You will have no worries, and will feel no pain as we always provide local anesthetic when necessary.


Sedation is completely safe!

Before the procedure, all you do is take the sedative as prescribed by Dr. Palmer. The medication produces effects that last through your dental procedure, and beyond. The effects of oral sedatives wear off throughout the remainder of the day, but carry a few added benefits beyond the immediately recognized.

Additional benefits include:

  • Diminished memory – After receiving care while under an oral sedative, many guests find that the next day they have no recollection of the details of their procedure.
  • Single-visit completion of treatments- Those with dental anxiety, and even those without it, often like to complete treatment in as few visits as possible. Although an oral sedative is not as strong as IV sedation, the amount of relaxation it promotes typically allows multiple procedures to be completed in a single appointment. By taking advantage of sedation, you can complete a treatment plan in one day, rather than needing to return for multiple visits, feeling anxious every time.

Whether you choose to undergo treatment with sedation or not is completely your decision to make. There is no reason to hesitate to request sedation, as this form of treatment is widely offered for the wellbeing of those who experience dental anxiety and those who need extensive treatment.


For more information on sedation dentistry, or to schedule your visit with Dr. Palmer, contact us at (864) 879-6494.



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Palmer Distinctive Dentistry

Palmer Distinctive Dentistry best dental office near Greenville, SC
John J. Palmer, DMD
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Debra G. Adams, DMD

At Palmer Distinctive Dentistry, we believe that oral health and overall wellness are linked. This is our focus when attending to our guests’ dental needs. Giving beautiful, healthy smiles to the residents of Greenville, SC is our goal.

Heading our team is Founder Dr. John J. Palmer, a Medical University of South Carolina School of Dentistry graduate. A dedicated holistic dentist and pioneer in advanced dentistry, he incorporates the latest technologies and IAOMT-certified methods and stays abreast of modern developments in biological dentistry.

Dr. Debra G. Adams received her Bachelor of Science from Huntingdon College in Montgomery, AL, and worked as a dental assistant, before graduating from dental school at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Dr Adams is SMART certified through the IAOMT and is dedicated to giving our guests the best treatment possible.