Sedation Dentistry

Changing your view of dentistry in Sumner, 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 Dental Care Of Sumner, 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:

  • What are your fears?

  • What are your needs?

  • What would you like to see?

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

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Your Sedation Options

Making your dental appointment painless and comfortable.
One of our female dental assistants wearing a mask while administering a nasal hood
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.

A dental assistant administering nitrous oxide
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.

One of our assistants placing a nasal hood over the face of a patient
A male patient lying in the dentist's chair while wearing headphones and dark glasses
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.

I'll be the first to admit.... I hate going to the dentist. But Dr. Crane and his staff are phenomenal!!!!! Melissa was the best dental assistant, she made sure I felt comfortable and at ease. My teeth are in horrible condition and they gave me hope and did not make me feel judged like other places have in the past.
carolynn heft
carolynn heft
17:59 05 Jun 19
I have had GREAT experience at Dental Care Of Sumner. The staff are very friendly, their facility is super clean, and Dr. Crane's expertise is very evident in how he performs his job. All of the procedures have had done at Dr. Crane's office have been top notch and virtually painless. My wife and kids have stated many times how much they like Dr. Cranes office. If your looking for a GREAT dentist who is personable, honest, and professional you need to look no further. I highly recommend Dr. Crane and his staff at Dental Care of Sumner.
Joshua Rice
Joshua Rice
18:25 26 Dec 18
Dr. Scott Crane is wonderful and very knowledgeable. His hygienists are really good too. They have digital x-rays, and up to date equipment . The staff in the front office are pleasant, and do a great job with billing and the likes. I like going there, I highly recommend them.
Robin Mason
Robin Mason
09:17 23 Dec 18
I feel comfortable the moment I walk in the office. The staff is extremely friendly. Dr. Crane is sensitive to the needs of the patient. If it hurts, he stops. I am thankful I have finally found a good dentist!
bethany haynes
bethany haynes
23:09 20 Dec 18
This is a great place! I personally love my hygenist and with my frequent visits, i never have any hesitation in going because every appointment is a good experience. Brenda is fabulous in keeping you informed and helping you make sense of it all. Dr. Crane is professional, efficient, and friendly. All in all, best dental destination I've ever had!
Jason Wiswell
Jason Wiswell
16:58 20 Dec 18
I am fearful about going to the dentist. I put off the visit as long as I could, then Dr. Crane and Dental Care of Sumner were recommended to me. The first visit I was extremely nervous, however, the office staff, Hygienists and Dr. Crane, are all kind, professional and friendly. Everyone in the practice does what they can do to make the patient comfortable, informed and at ease. I highly recommend this office and Dr. Crane to anyone fearful of going to a dentist. Clean, friendly, kind and on time for appointments.
Norma DeVita
Norma DeVita
03:21 20 Feb 19

Overcome Your Dental Fears

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