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(919) 865-0700
1110 SE Cary Parkway Ste # 206
Cary, NC 27518, USA | Directions
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(704) 765-3150
20905 Torrence Chapel Rd #201
Cornelius, NC 28031, USA | Directions

Dental anxiety melts away with stress free dentistry using oral sedation in Cornelius

Oral Sedation in Cornelius

Does the mere mention of a dentist appointment have you breaking out in a sweat? Do you avoid regular checkups because you have anxiety about sitting in the dentist’s chair? With oral sedation dentistry in Cornelius or Cary, you can finally feel free to relax and be comfortable during your dental visit.


Having a great dental practice is about more than creating beautiful smiles, it’s about having a positive impact on the person behind those smiles. At Holistic Dental Centers, we want you to feel comfortable visiting us for any of your dental needs, whether it’s a regular cleaning, or a full mouth restoration. Dental stress can come between you and your oral health. Improper dental hygiene and lack of professional care can lead to issues such as gum disease and tooth decay, both of which have a major impact on your overall wellbeing. We are taking the stress out of dental care by offering our patients oral sedation dentistry.


Oral sedation works by putting patients into a conscious state of relaxation. Patients are awake and able to follow simple requests like moving their head or opening and closing their mouth as directed by the dentist. Patients will feel no pain and find they remain calm and comfortable for the duration of their appointment. Although the effects of the sedative will gradually begin to fade, it can take up to 24 hours to complete disappear. Patients will have little to no memory of the appointment.


Oral sedation dentistry has wide array of benefits, beginning with your ability to take it before your appointment. By the time you arrive at our office you will be relaxed and anxiety-free! Other benefits include:

  • The sedative’s ability to suppress the gag reflex that can be a major source of concern for patients with dental phobias
  • Increases the amount of dental procedures that can be completed in a single visit
  • There are no needles
  • You are completely conscious during the appointment
  • There is usually little memory of the dental appointment, leaving patients with a positive experience

If fear of the dentist’s office is putting your teeth and your health at risk, oral sedation may be the key to getting back on track with your dental care. To learn more about oral sedation and the other services offered at Holistic Dental Centers, call today to schedule a consultation, 704-765-3150 (Cornelius) or 919-865-0700 (Cary).

Dr. Carl McMillan
Holistic Dental Centers in Cary and Cornelius, NC offer many general and cosmetic options, designed to protect patients’ oral health, as well as overall health and wellbeing.

Dr. Carl McMillan is a holistic dentist with a medical degree from the College of Dental Medicine of the Medical University of South Carolina. Due to his expertise, he was honored with the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) presidency. He is compassionate towards patients and committed to providing them with safe, toxic-free dental treatments to help them maintain a happy and healthy smile.

Dr. Luis Crespo obtained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the West Virginia University School of Dentistry. An IAOMT member, he believes prevention is the best medicine and strives to educate both patients and parents on the benefits of maintaining a healthy mind, body, and spirit. He has served underprivileged communities across the world.

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