DENTAL FEAR AND ANXIETY

Changing your view of dentistry in Tacoma, WA.

ARE YOU FEELING NERVOUS?

Find real relief from dental anxiety with our sedation options in our spa-like office.

If going to the dentist makes you anxious or scared, you are not alone. Dental fears are very common and, here at Soundview Dental Arts, we genuinely enjoy helping individuals overcome their dental anxiety and truly enjoy their visits.

Rest assured, we will not judge the condition of your teeth and gums. We’re here to help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted!

The first thing we will do is to listen and ask:

Together we will decide what treatment is needed and how we can best help you through your dental visits.

Your Sedation Options

Making your dental appointment painless and comfortable.

Root Canal

Nitrous Oxide

Nitrous oxide is provided through a nose hood and is administered throughout the entire procedure. Nitrous oxide elevates the general mood and can evoke an overall sense of well-being. Most importantly, it relieves anxiety and reduces pain during the procedure. You are able to drive yourself to and from each appointment when nitrous oxide is used.

 

Oral Conscious Sedation

Oral medication is provided prior to treatment, and then nitrous oxide is added to induce a more profound state of sedation. You are still “awake,” but your senses are dulled. This means that most patients cannot remember the pain, smells, or noises associated with the dental procedure. You will need a driver to and from the appointment when oral medication is used.

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IV Sedation

Patients who have previously experienced IV sedation report feeling like they slept through the entire procedure. A treatment taking several hours will feel like minutes when you are sedated. This type of sedation is typically used for longer procedures or more complicated oral surgeries, but can also be used for simple fillings or even cleanings. You will need a driver to and from the appointment with IV sedation.

 
Dr Winskill and staff epitomize professionalism —newest procedures and technology, efficient and personalized care.
Margo Holm
Margo Holm
16:36 01 Oct 19
He’s the best in the Northwest! I hated going to the dentist because of childhood trauma associated with dental visits. I was referred by a friend that he was great and I can testify that he is great. He’s entire crew is! No judgement all remarks or unnecessary treatments, just what you need. If you don’t want to take out your wisdom teeth and they are healthy, you don’t have to be pressured to take them out unless you have to. Love love love you Dr Winskill 🤗
C.T.F
C.T.F
17:30 06 Jun 18
Years ago I used a dentist that basically did horrible work and as a result most of what he did has been redone. I've been going to Dr Winskill for the last 11 years. His work is second to none. As a result, I have sent him several referrals and they continue to be his patients. One of his hygienists, Elaine, is very skilled and does a great job cleaning my teeth. I highly recommend Dr Winskill and his staff.
Rod Cory
Rod Cory
14:03 22 Oct 12

Overcome your dental fears

Relax in our dental office and uncover the benefits of sedation dentistry.