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Restora Dental Arts – 11671 Jollyville Rd, Suite 204, Austin, Call 512-345-9973
Overcome Dental Anxiety With Sedation Dentistry

Sedation Dentistry

Restorative, Cosmetic and Sedation Dentists
Located in Austin, Texas

Overcome Dental Anxiety with Sedation Dentistry

Call Us Today On 512-345-9973

If the thought of going to the dentist makes your stomach twist up in knots and your anxiety spike, you may suffer from dental anxiety or dental phobia. To help you work through your fear and receive dental care, our office, Restora Dental Arts in Austin, Texas, offers sedation dentistry. Dental phobia and avoidance of the dentist can lead to a myriad of oral health issues.

Restora Dental Arts in Austin employs several strategies to help patients overcome their dental anxiety. Firstly, they create a calming environment in their clinic, using soothing colours and comfortable furnishings. Additionally, the staff members are trained to be understanding and empathetic towards anxious patients, providing reassurance and support throughout the treatment process.

Restora Dental Arts also offers sedation options for patients who require extra help in managing their anxiety. This can include nitrous oxide (laughing gas) or oral sedatives, which help patients relax during their appointments. Furthermore, the dental team at Restora Dental Arts takes the time to communicate openly with patients, explaining procedures in detail and answering any questions or concerns they may have. This transparency helps to alleviate fear and build trust between the patient and the dental team.

By implementing these strategies, Restora Dental Arts aims to create a positive and comfortable experience for all patients, regardless of their level of dental anxiety. Let Dr. Olson and her team lend a helping hand. To get started, call or use the online booking tool today.

Don E.
Don E.
everyone was very nice from the time I got there to the time I left.They did a very good job cleaning my teeth and discussed areas I need to work on.
sara K.
sara K.
This place is superior. I would highly recommend them to any friend or family. The clinic was clean and the staff was top notch. I didn’t feel like I was being robbed when it came time to pay! lol. Often times I’ve found that to be the case at other dental offices. The dr. herself was such a smart and passionate person. I had to go in twice and the vibe remained immaculate. 10/10. Thanks so much for my beautiful temp tooth and for taking such great care of me.
Debra W.
Debra W.
What a warm, inviting, friendly caring environment. Everyone was knowledgable and professional. My friend has been raving about this dentist. Now, I know why!
Restora Dental Arts is the best! They do excellent work and have always taken great care of me as their patient. Like many people, I hate going to the dentist. But Dr. Olson, Dr. Culotta, and especially Auzi my hygienist are amazingly good at what they do, and they always make me feel comfortable when I'm there. I cannot recommend them enough!

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Why Choose Restora Dental Arts?


Look at our reviews and testimonials from previous patients. A positive reputation often indicates the quality of service provided.


The dental professionals at Restora Dental Arts have the necessary experience and expertise in cosmetic dentistry.


Restora Dental Arts is equipped with advanced dental technology and maintains a clean and comfortable environment.

Range of Services

Depending on your specific needs, it’s beneficial to choose a dental clinic that offers a comprehensive range of cosmetic dental services. This ensures that they can address various aspects of your smile enhancement.

Personalized Plans

We will provide personalized treatment plans based on your unique dental needs and goals. This includes discussing different treatment options and explaining the potential outcomes.

Payment Options

Restora Dental Arts accepts your dental insurance and has payment options available. This ensures a smooth and transparent financial process.

Sedation Dentistry Q & A

What is sedation dentistry?

Sedation dentistry is a service that Dr. Olson offers to patients who suffer from dental anxiety or dental phobia. Sedation dentistry helps you relax during your visit to the practice so that you can get the care you need without the misery of anxiety.

What is dental phobia?

Dental phobia is different from the nervousness that many people feel before going to the dentist. Dental phobia is characterized by:

  • Increased agitation as you sit in the waiting area
  • Trouble sleeping the night before your visit
  • Feeling physically ill at the thought of going to the dentist
  • Anything dental-related making you want to cry
  • Feelings of panic when a dental tool is placed in your mouth

If any of this sounds like you, you likely have a dental phobia. If you do, that’s okay. With the help of sedation dentistry, you can get through a dental visit.

What types of medication are available for sedation dentistry?

Our team at Restora Dental Arts uses a variety of sedation medications, depending on your level of discomfort and health. These medications may relax you, or they may help you drift into a light sleep while your team works.

Nitrous oxide

Also known as laughing gas, nitrous oxide is a sedation substance that you inhale through a mask. As you breathe it in, you find yourself gradually more and more relaxed, until you are very much at ease. Nitrous oxide is extremely safe.

Oral-conscious sedation

Oral-conscious sedation is the next level of sedation. The practice administers prescription medications just before your treatment. These medications bring you into an extremely deep state of relaxation. 

You can remain awake after oral-conscious sedation, but many patients doze off because they’re so relaxed and calm. When the practice administers this type of sedation, you’re so relaxed that they can perform multiple procedures in one sitting. You will need a ride to and from your Oral-conscious sedation appointment, and you will be groggy the rest of the day.

IV sedation

Dr. Olson also partners with local dental anesthesiologists who administer dental sedation intravenously. IV sedation doesn’t necessarily make you fall asleep, but it does help you feel so deeply relaxed that you’re not fully aware of the procedure.

If you plan to receive IV sedation, make sure to plan ahead to have someone drive to and from your appointment you home because you will be groggy the rest of the day.  

Don’t let dental anxiety or phobia stop you from getting the dental care you need. If you’re scared to schedule a dental appointment or are considering canceling, reach out to our office, to learn about sedation dentistry. Call or use the online booking tool today.

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Restora Dental Arts - Dr Olsen

Meet Dr. Olson

Dr. AnnMarie Olson has practiced for over 30 years. With advanced training in Cosmetic Dentistry, Full Mouth Restorations, Sleep Apnea, Invisalign and Sedation. she has created a patient-centered private practice with an emphasis on each patient’s total health.

Kacie Culotta , DMD General and Cosmetic Dentistry located in Austin, TX

Meet Dr. Culotta

Dr. Culotta is a proud provider of Invisalign, Restorative and Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Dentistry and KOR Tooth Whitening. She is a CO2 Lightscalpel laser-certified Dentist with advanced training in gum tissue management.

What Our Patients Say

Courtney G.
Courtney G.
This is a top of the line Dentist Office, from the technology to the bedside manner, simply SUBERB. There is a genuine care for Dr. Olsen's patients with every single staff member you come in contact with. If you're looking for a new dentist, look no further! You will be in the most skilled hands... with Dr. Olsen and her more
Susan W.
Susan W.
I have been seeing Dr. AMO and her staff for 20+ years. They have always been highly professional, with great bedside manner. They willingly embrace new technologies that make treatment very comfortable and very efficient. I can recommend them wholeheartedly!
Bec W.
Bec W.
A couple of years ago-had several hours of work done, happy to have issues repaired. They took good care of me, especially considering I'm a "dental phobe"... Visited recently- kind, gentle, professional staff, nice office/ location.
Jessica P.
Jessica P.
I went to Dr. Culotta for a tongue tie evaluation for myself. She was very patient, explained all of my options and gave me time to ask questions. Great experience, good information and thorough exam!
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If you would like to know more about our cosmetic dental treatments, such as teeth straightening, Dental Implants and Smile Makeovers, you can sign up now to arrange a Complimentary Consultation.

It's a great opportunity to discover more about the treatment that you are interested in, to get a better understanding of the finances involved and if you are suitable for treatment.

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11671 Jollyville Road, Suite 204, Austin, TX 78759


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