Best Sedation Dentistry | Dental Anxiety | Joplin MO

Our Dental Team is Dedicated to Providing You Exceptional Dentistry

Dr. Fitterling and Sedation Dentistry changed my life. I can’t stop smiling. It was the easiest appointment I’ve ever had. At first I was skeptical but they made sure I was very comfortable. I felt safe and totally trust them. I’m so glad I made the decision to do sedation dentistry. I never thought I could walk out of a dentist office so excited about my teeth.”

Sedation Dentistry

If you have been hiding your smile, having pain, anxious or nervous about going to the dentist, or you’re too busy for several appointments – your life is about to change.

Many people share your fears and anxiety about going to the dentist. Our dental team will listen, understand your anxiety and encourage you to ask questions.

With the use of safe oral medication, we will take good care of you and help you be completely comfortable during your appointment. Our #1 goal is your comfort. For people who are nervous or apprehensive, this can be a miracle.

Oral Sedation Dentistry allows you to feel calm, peaceful, and experience a carefree state of relaxation with little or no memory of your appointment. Imagine being able to smile with confidence and enjoy eating all of your favorite foods. 

Patients who have experienced dentistry using these medications tell us they were relaxed, comfortable and it was the best dental appointment they ever had. They are excited to begin a lifetime of having healthy, beautiful teeth and a smile they want to share with others.

Dr. Fitterling has done extensive continuing education with DOCS (Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation). In addition to his Missouri State Sedation License, Joplin Family Dental has a Site Certification License. His ACLS (Advanced Cardio Life Support) certificate is renewed every two years.

Call our office at (417) 781-2900 or toll-free (877) 20-SMILE to find out how sedation dentistry can help you relax, have a healthy smile you’re proud of – and change your life.

If you would like more information about this service, or have questions please fill out the form on this page and someone from our staff will be in touch with you right away. Thank you!

“Five stars is even more meaningful since I’m terrified of the dentist. Dr. Fitterling and his staff do a wonderful job working with my issues. I trust my entire family with Dr. Fitterling and his kind and caring staff.” DeGee B.