Conscious Sedation

Proudly Serving Patients in Oklahoma City, Edmond, Norman & nearby areas of Oklahoma

Dr. Terry Bass is a member of the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (DOCS). DOCS is a well-respected organization that actively promotes safe sedation methods to help patients with dental fear get much-needed tooth and gum care.

The DOCS mission is, “To make sure that every patient has access to safe, comfortable, anxiety-free dental care.”

DOCS has spent years studying and following the advancements made in the area of sedation dentistry. The group continues to be a valuable resource for dental professionals like Dr. Bass and his Team, and they also are involved in consumer advocacy and education.

Through DOCS, you can find all kinds of information on new and time-tested methods of sedation, including:

  • Intravenous (IV) sedation
  • Oral sedation
  • Inhalation (nitrous) sedation.

You can also learn about how these methods make dental care a breeze and find out how sedation dentistry is used throughout the country.

Having graduated from the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, Dr. Bass has extensive training in many different types of sedation dentistry. As a student and member of DOCS, Dr. Bass stays current with all of the latest updates in the field of sedation dentistry, including psychology and pharmacology research, as well as new advances. Our Team can apply safe sedation dentistry principles to help you overcome anxiety. If you struggle with fear of the dentist, Dr. Bass can help guide you to the type of sedation that will fit your needs.

For more information, see Questions about Conscious Sedation.

Learn more about easy dental visits with conscious sedation. Please set up your initial consultation with Dr. Terry Bass, D.D.S. online or call 405-848-7780. We have helped patients in Edmond, Lawton, Norman, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma beat their dental fear and receive the treatment they need.