Keeping Patients Calm Since 2001

Enjoy sleep dentistry in Billings.

Are you or a family member nervous about going to the dentist? Has an experience with pain or discomfort caused you to start panicking when you think about having your teeth worked on? Have you neglected to go to the dentist and feared the amount of work that might need to be carried out? At the Billings Dentist, we understand.

If your past or current situation is causing a lot of nervousness, there are options available to alleviate your fear and reduce (or completely eliminate) your pain with the needed care. Oral sedation (sometimes called sleep dentistry) has helped countless Billings dental patients calmly undergo dental treatment. It is not an experimental procedure but has been used safely in various forms since the 1800s.

It is important to understand the difference between topical analgesics and sedation which are used both alone and simultaneously. Analgesics help numb the gums and nerves connected with your teeth so you don’t feel the pain. Sedation medications influence the nervous system and bring a feeling of peace and relaxation. You may choose to be minimally sedated, where you are calm but still awake, or select general anesthesia which renders you completely unconscious. Together, these two solutions dramatically improve the treatment experience for patients suffering from dental anxiety, a very common condition.

Regardless of the type and level of sedation you decide to use, Dr. Johnson will proceed with patience and understanding. Oral sedation helps with making your dental visit relaxed so you can treat all of your dental issues and restore your health. Taking care of cavities, infections, and other pressing problems brings peace of mind and reduces the risk of further damage including tooth loss.

Neal C. Johnson DMD in Billings is devoted to oral health and complete patient satisfaction from the first visit through the completion of treatment. We offer first-rate dental services including cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, and restorative dentistry.

Contact Neal C. Johnson DMD:


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176 S 32nd St W Ste 3
Billings, Montana


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