Benton & Nelson DDS

What if I am nervous about getting a root canal?

Root canals can be stressful, but are sometimes necessary to stop pain and infection.  We make sure the procedure is comfortable for you using the following steps:

Most effective, pain-free, and up-to-date numbing techniques

During any treatment, Drs. Nelson and Benton pride themselves on using state-of-the-art techniques to deliver painless numbing. We utilize the latest and most effective techniques for anesthesia. In fact, most patients say that going to the dentist was never easier!

Calming nitrous oxide (laughing gas)

For patients with anxiety, nitrous oxide, or “laughing gas,” will help eliminate nervousness and promote a more calm, tranquil state of mind. 

Stress-free sedation dentistry

Dr. Nelson is one of the only general dentists in the Winston-Salem and Piedmont Triad area who is trained and licensed in all forms of sedation dentistry. Patients are always given the option to choose dental sedation during their procedures to guarantee a stress-free experience. In fact, most patients say that going to the dentist was never easier and that they have no memory of the procedure at all!

Please visit our page on dental sedation to learn more! 

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