About Shane Nelson Dentistry


Dr. Shane Nelson


Dr. Shane Nelson graduated in 1989 from John F. Hodge High School in St. James Missouri. He received his B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from Southwest Missouri State University in 1993. In 1997, Dr. Nelson graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry obtaining a Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree. After graduating, he worked as an associate dentist until opening Dental Design in January 2002.

Dr. Nelson has taken numerous courses in continuing education in the areas of Cosmetic, Biomimetic, Gneuromuscular and Neuromuscular Dentistry.  He is a graduate of Occlusion Connection and The Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI).

From August of 2002 through 2009, Dr. Nelson was invited to become a clinical instructor for the Las Vegas Institute. While maintaining a private full-time practice, he traveled 4 to 5 times a year to teach dentists from around the world in the areas of cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry.

High-Tech Dentistry


Our office is equipped with state of the art diagnostic tools that allow us to maximize dental technology and service. Aside from setting us apart from other dental practices, these tools support our “client first” philosophy and demonstrate our high standards. We are proud to off these instruments that make your visit easy and enjoyable.

BIOLASE / waterlase iPlus

The biggest benefit of the WaterLase iplus is that there is no anesthesia required to do fillings. No shot is necessary, because the procedure will not cause pain. The WaterLase iplus has eliminated major problems like micro-fractures, thermal damage and cross contamination.

With a speed that surpasses every dental laser on the market, the WaterLase iplus works more quickly and more efficiently than lasers with a greater amount of power watts.

In addition to having the best ergonomic system on the market, this patented laser technology is the smallest design of its kind.

 

Ilase Pen Size Laser

The iLase™ is used to perform a number of soft-tissue and hygiene procedures including gingival troughing for crown impressions, gingivectomies, treatment of perio pockets, sulcular debridement, frenectomies, excisions, aphthous ulcers, hemostasis, exposure of unerupted teeth, implant recovery, and crown lengthening.

This compact laser is completely self-contained in a single, integrated hand piece. In addition to its astounding lightweight design, it also utilizes its trademark feature, the ComfortPulse(TM) handle, that lets clinicians alter the laser for ideal patient comfort. Longer battery life allows procedures like single tooth troughing for crown preparation to be completed in a significantly shorter amount of time than before.

 

Electric Hand Pieces

Many dentists use air-driven drills. These noisy, air-powered hand pieces rotate unevenly, causing discomfort between your tooth and your new crown, veneer, or filling. We use electric hand pieces that create a smoother result with less friction, leaving you with the beautiful smile you deserve. Not only will you look great, but your visit will be more relaxing and less painful.

Completely Digital Office

Our office’s digital technologies have the power to improve the ease of diagnosis of our patient’s conditions and enable more efficient treatment procedures in addition to streamlining the storage and retrieval of important patient image data.

VELscope Cancer Detection

Every dentist is highly concerned about the incidence of oral cancers in their patients. If discovered early, oral cancers can have a survival rate of 80-90%. However, most oral cancers are discovered at a much later stage, greatly decreasing the likelihood of successful treatment. Dr. Nelson uses the VELscope VX, which is the latest technological advance in screening for oral cancers, as well as other treatable abnormalities to the gums and other soft tissues of the oral cavity and oropharynx. This small, handheld device uses light to painlessly identify any areas of concern well before the irregularities would be visible to the naked eye. This innovative equipment allows Dr. Nelson to spot potential difficulties much earlier in their life cycle, which leads to a significant increase in successful treatment.


Our Services


As a highly-trained dentist and being well recognized in the field of dentistry, you can rest assured that whatever your oral health needs will be, Dr. Nelson will be able to address any of your concerns. Your smile deserves the best! Call our office for a consultation today.

Porcelain Veneers


If you’re considering improving your smile you’re not alone!

Porcelain veneers are considered today’s state-of-the-art method to restore your teeth and your smile. They straighten and whiten your teeth, while also correcting crowded teeth, to give your smile that youthful appearance.  These are just a few of the many benefits porcelain veneers offer; however, there are many more, including:

We’ve all seen dental work that’s easy to spot. Mismatched crowns, bulky veneers and fake-looking smiles are hard to miss. This is because achieving that natural look requires a skill-level of the highest caliber. We base our designs on nature’s laws of balance and proportion, working closely with some of the world’s most artistic master ceramists. They individually hand-craft veneers to achieve your most beautiful and natural smile. At Luxuras, we offer precise specifications for the color, shape, translucency and proportion of your veneers while also catering to your personal needs and requests. In as few as two visits your new smile takes shape in a comfortable environment.

Dr. Nelson and his entire team of dental professionals believes that improving a patient’s smile through conservative, cosmetic dental techniques such as veneers has a positive impact on their overall appearance and self-confidence. Dr. Nelson also is a firm believer that creating your perfect smile should be totally comfortable and pain free. It’s this philosophy that makes his team go the extra mile to make every visit enjoyable for every patient. Let us create your perfect smile and you will see what distinguishes Dr. Nelson and his team from the rest of the field.  Call us today to schedule a consultation for porcelain veneers in our Overland Park office.

Gneuromuscular Dentistry


Gneuromuscular Dentistry is the art and science of using the relaxed position of the muscles of the head and neck to place the jaw into an optimal physiologic position. When the harmony of the teeth, the facial muscles, and the temporomandibular joints (TMJ) no longer exists, TMJ dysfunction arises. Thirty years of research and clinical experience have enabled Gneuromuscular Dentists to treat this problem by restoring the balance and successfully treating many different levels of pain. By finding the optimal position for the jaw, we eliminate the pain, protect the natural dentition from destructive forces, and optimize the longevity of any restorations.

What is Gneuromuscular Dentistry?

Traditionally, dentists have concerned themselves with only hard tissue – teeth and joints, and have largely ignored the relationship of these structures to the muscles. Gneuromuscular dentistry addresses not only the dynamic relationships with the soft tissue, muscles and nerves, and the physiologic range of motion and body posture. This necessitates having the capability to objectively and scientifically measure muscle function and its correlation to proper jaw posture and jaw movement. Heretofore, these measurements have not been addressed by traditional dentists, and treatment was anecdotal, meaning without measuring; only educated guesses were used and success was somewhat coincidental.

Who needs Gneuromuscular Dentistry?

If you suffer from any of the following, you are a terrific candidate for Gneuromuscular Treatment:

All of the above symptoms indicate a lack of harmony between the joint, muscles and nerves and should be treated.

How are these problems treated?

Through the use of sophisticated computer analysis and low frequency Transcutaneous Electoneural Stimulation (TENS) we are able to bring the jaw and joints into a Gneuromuscularly balanced position, thus correcting the misaligned bite and Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ) symptoms. The TENS unit is designed to relax the muscles and allows us to measure the electrical activity in the muscles in order to find a position for the jaw to relate to the skull, comfortably.

Through the use of Electromyography (EMG) we can accurately measure the muscles’ comfort, and find a bite that will allow the muscles and joints to work together comfortably. Sonography is also used to “listen” to the joint and determine if there is Gneuromuscular disharmony or degenerative joint and disc processes at work.

The science that allows us to achieve proper jaw alignment and pain free movement has been used in medicine for years and is being used in dentistry to measure muscle dysfunction of the jaw, a major component in unraveling the mystery of chronic headaches. The data that is collected is measured objectively and a comprehensive, individualized and precise treatment plan is formulated to provide both short-term relief and long-term stable elimination of symptoms.

TMJ problems are chronic and degenerative, and may take years to develop. With objective computerized data and new techniques, we are now able to offer relief for patients who have suffered the debilitating symptoms of TMJ and who have previously been unable to find help.

We invite you to talk with us about how Gneuromuscular dentistry can improve and enhance your life.

Facelift Dentures


Facelift Dentures Kansas City

 

What is the most common complaint among denture wearers?

Most dentures simply do not fit well enough to be truly comfortable.

There are two main reasons this happens:

People who wear dentures usually are not happy with them…because a denture is usually a poor substitute for your natural teeth.

Most dentures sold today fall into one of three categories:

Economy Dentures – These are the least expensive choice. They are very basic and are usually made in one day. Many people complain about the fit and say they only come in three sizes – small, medium and large.  They do not feel customized to your mouth and often have an inferior appearance.

Traditional Dentures – These are the type made by most general dentists. They will usually look better than an economy denture and will normally have a more functional fit, but they can be difficult to fit on a patient who doesn’t have much of their jawbone.

Neuromuscular Dentures – Also called “Facelift Dentures”, these are the type of dentures created for our patients. They are highly customized and feature a superior fit, function and aesthetics.

When dentures are designed using the principles of neuromuscular dentistry, the focus is on achieving and maintaining the optimum muscle relaxation and function. When dealing with dentures, this is very important because it relates directly to the fit and the appearance of the dentures. If the ideal jaw position is achieved, a patient automatically achieves a better fit. A neuromuscular dentist will also seek to build the bite at the position where the patient will achieve the best function. This will coincide with the position that provides the greatest facial support. The happy result is that the dentures that function best will also look the best! If you’ve seen people who have a “sunken in” look around their mouths, even if they are wearing their dentures, the appliances haven’t been made to the ideal neuromuscular measurements. We can eliminate this collapsed look with our Facelift Dentures. We have made patients look 20 years younger by crafting the ideal set of dentures for them! The process averages two to four visits and is more expensive than the economy version, but the higher level of function and the superior appearance make the investment more than worth it!  Call us today to schedule an appointment for facelift dentures in Kansas City.

Our practice is trained in the Facelift Denture technique. Learn more about how Facelift Dentures work, their costs, and why they may be the right tooth replacement for you.

Dental Implants


The use of implants is not a new technique, but procedures have improved dramatically in recent years. An implant consists of surgically placing a titanium fixture in the jawbone, and then attaching teeth to the fixture. If enough natural structure is available, it is possible to recreate tooth structure and eliminate the need for extractions and dentures. If a patient is reluctant to move into dentures, implants may be the best option. Patients who choos implants regain their ability to eat the foods they ove and smile confidently, knowing their teeth look natural and are completely secure.

Our patients have the option of using a new procedure called at CT Dental Scan. This 3D technology allows us to plan dental implant surgery using a breakthrough computer program. Believe it or not, the first part of your surgery will be done via computer!

The benefits include:

Using this sophisticated software, we can perform virtual surgery in your mouth. This allows us to test the placement of the implants to find the best position before the actual procedure begins. Traditional implant surgery is much more invasive and requires a great deal of cutting, guesswork and a lot of time spent on multiple procedures.

If you are interested in implants rather than dentures, but have been told that your remaining bone is not sufficient, inquire about our mini-implants. These are an excellent alternative to more traditional dental implants. Call us today to schedule a consultation for dental implants in our Overland Park office!

Full-Mouth Rejuvenation


Even your smile can wear out over time…

Many factors can affect the beauty, health and function of your smile. Including tooth decay, gum disease, oral cancer and injury.  Some patients receive excellent results through restorative and cosmetic dentistry procedures. Our office provides reconstructive dentistry, including full-mouth reconstruction to create a gorgeous, comfortable smile.

While similar to a smile makeover, full-mouth reconstruction is more extensive and restores the aesthetic appearance of your smile. This includes reconstruction of teeth for both functional and medical reasons. Those patients suffering from bite and TMJ-related issues often find it necessary to have their teeth and jaw brought into proper alignment through full-mouth reconstruction to receive proper relief from pain. This procedure is also performed after cancer treatment or serious mouth-related injury.

At our Kansas City area practice, our comprehensive, full-mouth reconstruction starts with a thorough examination to help determine the best options to restore the health and function of your smile.  We may combine several cosmetic and restorative dentistry procedures to achieve your desired result. Full-mouth rejuvenation may be completed in only 2-3 visits. We also offer Sedation Dentistry for those patients who may have anxiety or fear going to the dentist.

Cosmetic Renewal


Onlays/inlays, crowns, bridges and composite fillings make it possible to replace old unsightly silver with beautiful tooth colored restorations designed to match your natural teeth. With these materials and technology we can create porcelain restorations that revive your natural strength, wear, function and appearance! Now it is possible to bond teeth back together, virtually restoring them to their virgin strength without more invasive techniques.

As time goes by, everything wears out…including your teeth! Have you noticed:

If you have answered yes to any of the above questions, you may be a candidate for a cosmetic renewal. Your old dental work may have reached the end of its natural lifespan, and you may need to consider replacements.

The crowns you received 10-20 years ago may have been great then, but by today’s standards, they’re not making the grade. We can provide you with the most modern, highly technical cosmetic procedures. Our experience and ability to produce excellent results makes our practice the dentist of choice for hundreds of discerning patients looking for the most natural, most attractive smile.

And if you want to improve the look of your back teeth as well, check out our Filling Upgrade page!

High-Tech Dentistry


Our office is equipped with state of the art diagnostic tools that allow us to maximize dental technology and service. Aside from setting us apart from other dental practices, these tools support our “client first” philosophy and demonstrate our high standards. We are proud to off these instruments that make your visit easy and enjoyable.

-BIOLASE/waterlase iPlus
-Diode Laser
-Diagnodent Laser
-Intra-oral cameras
– Electric Hand Pieces
-K-7 Jaw Tracking Machine
-Ultra Low Frequency Tens Unit

BIOLASE/waterlase iPlus

The biggest benefit of the WaterLase iplus is that there is no anesthesia required to do fillings. No shot is necessary, because the procedure will not cause pain. The WaterLase iplus has eliminated major problems like micro-fractures, thermal damage and cross contamination.

With a speed that surpasses every dental laser on the market, the WaterLase iplus works more quickly and more efficiently than lasers with a greater amount of power watts.

In addition to having the best ergonomic system on the market, this patented laser technology is the smallest design of its kind.

Ilase Pen Size Laser

The iLase™ is used to perform a number of soft-tissue and hygiene procedures including gingival troughing for crown impressions, gingivectomies, treatment of perio pockets, sulcular debridement, frenectomies, excisions, aphthous ulcers, hemostasis, exposure of unerupted teeth, implant recovery, and crown lengthening.

This compact laser is completely self-contained in a single, integrated hand piece. In addition to its astounding lightweight design, it also utilizes its trademark feature, the ComfortPulse(TM) handle, that lets clinicians alter the laser for ideal patient comfort. Longer battery life allows procedures like single tooth troughing for crown preparation to be completed in a significantly shorter amount of time than before.

Electric Hand Pieces

Many dentists use air-driven drills. These noisy, air-powered hand pieces rotate unevenly, causing discomfort between your tooth and your new crown, veneer, or filling. We use electric hand pieces that create a smoother result with less friction, leaving you with the beautiful smile you deserve. Not only will you look great, but your visit will be more relaxing and less painful.

Completely Digital Office

Our office’s digital technologies have the power to improve the ease of diagnosis of our patient’s conditions and enable more efficient treatment procedures in addition to streamlining the storage and retrieval of important patient image data.

Teeth Whitening


At Dentistry by Shane Nelson DDS, we’ve taken tooth whitening to a whole new level! We provide the internationally renowned KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching™ System, which will give you the whitest teeth possible. Some patients have experienced a phenomenal 16 shades of brightening with the KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching™ System! This revolutionary system works by restoring your teeth’s ability to absorb oxygen. The oxygen from its whitening gel is absorbed deeply into the tooth, dissolving stain molecules.

There are several key advantages to the KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching™ System. Unlike many other bleaching treatments, this system is specifically formulated to be gentle to your teeth. You or someone you know may have experienced pain while using a bleaching system in the past. The whitening gel in this system produces low to no sensitivity. The great majority of our patients report no discomfort at all while undergoing this treatment. Even those patients who experience mild sensation report that it is greatly reduced from their experiences with other whitening gels. The KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching™ System is completely safe to use for patients of almost every age – you can have bright, white teeth at 14 or 90!

The system also provides a long-lasting result that is practically permanent. The easy to use periodic home maintenance program ensures that your teeth will always look their best! The easy-to-use whitening trays are customized to the contours of your mouth to ensure the maximum exposure to the whitening gel, along with the best possible fit to protect against gel leakage. And because you wear them as you sleep, they don’t interfere with everyday activities.

Don’t settle for almost white…ask us about the KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching™ System today!

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Filling Upgrade


During the past 40 years, incredible advancements have been made in the methods and materials used to fill cavities and repair decayed teeth. Back when fillings were new, they were all made of amalgam, a mixture of several metals that contained mercury. These fillings, which are still in use today, are not the ideal answer for many reasons. They are prone to cracking and breaking, they will weaken over time, and their color makes them very noticeable in the mouth. In addition, we can’t forget the controversy surrounding the of using mercury in the composition of the filling! These reasons have made the use of metal-free materials very popular.

In addition to the reasons above, porcelain and plastic filling upgrades present many benefits over traditional fillings. When you upgrade your old metal fillings to the composite or porcelain alternatives, you will find that they:

The best alternative to a tradition filling is porcelain. It restores more of the original strength of the tooth, and wears similarly to enamel. It provides the best surface for chewing and is more durable. It also provides the best fit!

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Filling Upgrades

My old fillings don’t show when I smile. Why should I replace them?

Traditional amalgam fillings are naturally much more visible due to the difference in color and texture from tooth enamel. The composite fillings blend in much better. However, appearance isn’t the only consideration. As fillings age, they tend to shrink. A filling isn’t bonded to the tooth they repair, they are only packed in tightly. If they shrink enough, they can loosen and fall out. They also expand with heat, which can put pressure against the tooth and weaken it.

Is it true that mercury can be harmful?

At this point, it hasn’t been decisively proven and the topic is still under debate. In September of 2006 the FDA decided to stand by its previous decision that the mercury in dental fillings is not harmful, unless you have an allergy to mercury. However, several consumer groups have disputed this finding.

What are my traditional fillings made of?

They’re a mix of silver, copper, tin and mercury, with about half the weight of the filling consisting of mercury. However, because mercury is so heavy, less than 50% of the total metal used is mercury.

How can the mercury in a filling be harmful?

As we proceed with our daily chewing, the brushing of our teeth and possibly grinding, the mercury in our fillings very slowly releases a mercury vapor, which our soft mouth tissue absorbs. The mercury slowly builds up in our body. There have been studies conducted worldwide that have discovered that mercury will collect in the brain, the adrenal glands and breast milk, just to name a few examples. Some studies have connected this buildup of mercury with diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis. Despite the studies, there is no concensus on exactly how mercury from fillings does hurt us, or whether it actually does.

What can fillings be made of besides amalgam?

They can be constructed from bonding material (plastic), which is available in a variety of shades to match every tooth, and is of a putty consistency. A better alternative is porcelain.

Why is porcelain better?

Plastic fillings are made in the mouth, by placing the thick putty into the cavity of the tooth and “curing” it with a blue light. Porcelain fillings are created in a dental laboratory of superior materials, which is why they are more durable and longer lasting.

Is there a reason to choose plastic fillings?

They can be a great alternative when the area of decay is small and does not occur where the damaged tooth is biting against another tooth. They can be less expensive.

Why should I choose porcelain fillings?

If you are looking for a filling that fits perfectly and will perform like the original enamel of your tooth, then porcelain is your choice. It also is less likely to break down and has a longer lifespan.

If you are interested in replacing the filings you currently have, please contact our office to set up a consultation.

TMJ



There are millions of people who suffer needlessly from the pain of TMJ. It is very common for someone experiencing the symptoms of TMJ to visit several doctors in their quest for relief, but many find their physicians cannot identify the origin of their condition, let alone how to treat it. The most common symptoms include:

If you find that you are suffering from one or more of these symptoms, we may be able to give you the relief you’ve been seeking!

A gneuromuscular dentist is an expert in interpreting the relationship between the relaxed muscles of the jaw, head and neck to body posture. Thirty years of research and clinical study have determined that gneuromuscular dentistry techniques are successful in eliminating pain at various levels. Whether your symptoms are moderate or severe, a gneuromuscular dentist can use sophisticated equipment and the most modern techniques to manage or alleviate TMJ pain. A gneuromuscular dentist will use TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Neural Stimulation) to relax the muscles in your head and neck. The procedure also relieves pain caused by spasms and tension by releasing endorphins, which are your body’s own natural pain killers. Once the natural, balanced position of the jaw is found, actions can be taken to correct the misaligned bite.

Through a combination of TENS and tracking of the jaw, the ideal resting position for the jaw is found, one which is compatible with the relaxed muscles. Electromyography (EMG) is used to evaluate electrical activity in the muscles, and Sonography (ESG) is used to measure joint noises. These instruments have been used for years in various medical specialties, and are now being used in the field of gneuromuscular dentistry to measure the amount of dysfunction of the jaw, which is a major contributor to many headaches. Once the data has been collected and analyzed, it is combines with specialized x-rays to accurately diagnose the problem.

Because TMJ is a chronic, degenerative disease, it can take years to develop. We can now spot the signs of TMJ with these sophisticated techniques and computerized data, helping many individuals who may have suffered for quite some time to find relief.

 

Frequently Asked Questions about TMJ

Why is it so difficult to accurately diagnose TMJ disorders?

 

The primary reason is that most dentists are not trained in gneuromuscular TMJ diagnosis and treatment. In addition, many of the symptoms of TMJ overlap with other disorders. Headaches, migraines, jaw pain, neck pain, ear pain and other symptoms may have multiple causes. Only specially trained gneuromuscular dentists are taught to recognize bite problems and connect them with the symptoms being experienced by the patient. Oftentimes, general dentists and family doctors may not realize that TMJ is responsible for these types of symptoms. In some cases, dentists or doctors may identify a bite problem, but are not quite sure how to find its cause.

 

I’ve been treated for TMJ with a splint before, and it didn’t help. How is this treatment different?

 

Most splints are constructed to a random position. They are not built to the precise specifications generated by the data collected by a gneuromuscular dentist. When the splint is not built to work with the jaw in the ideal relaxed position, using it will not be effective.

 

Will I need to have surgery to correct my TMJ?

 

It is very uncommon for patients to require surgery during gneuromuscular TMJ treatment. Most TMJ surgeries only provide a temporary solution, because the root problem of the biting position of the jaw has not been corrected. Since gneuromuscular treatment focuses on repairing the bite through repositioning of the jaw, surgery is rarely required.

Call us today for a TMJ consultation in our Overland Park dental office.

Agility Guards


Sports Mouthguard

 

“My custom-fitted mouthguard properly aligns my jaw putting my entire body in equilibrium. When my body is in equilibrium, the muscles are completely relaxed and no longer compensating to hold my body’s posture together. By properly aligning my jaw to its optimal position, this causes facial muscles to be “happy” where they are situated. The result: improved balance, more energy, power, strength, flexibility and increased range of motion to the body. I no longer look my opponent in the eye, I look directly into their mouth and if they’re not wearing a custom-fitted mouthguard I know it’s “advantage me”. When I don’t have my mouthguard in, I feel exposed. I have lived with the results of my mouthguard, so I will never compete or train without it ever again.”    -Chad Anderson, 2011 Kansas State Racquetball Doubles Champion and Classic Professional Racquetball Tour Player

 

Performance Enhancing Sports Mouthguard

If you’re an athlete looking for a way to maximize your performance and achieve greater success in your chosen event, a performance enhancing sports mouthguard may be for you. Professional and amateur athletes in almost all sports have reported measurable increases to their natural abilities when using a performance enhancing sports mouthguard, including improvements in their balance, strength, flexibility and posture.

Our custom fit dental appliances go a crucial step further than your average sports mouthguard. Not only does it protect your teeth from injury like its more generic counterparts, our mouthguard also improves your athletic performance by utilizing the principles of neuromuscular dentistry. The alignment of the human body is greatly influenced by the set of the jaw and the correctness of a person’s bite. If the jaw is held in an optimum position, an athlete can experience improved performance due to the resulting proper alignment of the skeletal system and accompanying relaxation of the muscles. When your muscles don’t have to work as hard, they can work harder for you!

The mouthguard is developed by using a TENS machine to relax the muscles in and around the jaw area. Once these muscles are completely relaxed, computerized measurements are taken, which are used to construct an individualized mouthguard that will fit precisely and produce the desired results when worn. Both top and bottom coverage mouthguards are available for use with different types of physical activity. Top coverage models work best with direct contact sports. For athletics where direct contact with the teeth is unlikely, bottom coverage models are recommended. Adults and older teens can be fitted for a performance enhancing sports mouthguard.  After the measurements are completed, it will take about 2 weeks for your customized mouthguard to arrive.

Don’t let your opponents get the edge – ask us about a performance enhancing sports mouthguard.

 

Oral Sedation Dentistry


No Need To Avoid the Dentist Any More! Do you have an intense fear of the dentist? Wouldn’t it be great to not worry about your dental visit due to the intense anxiety that you build up inside. Now you can with Oral Sedation Dentistry! Imagine yourself getting a peaceful night sleep the day before your appointment, arriving anxiety free the next morning, relaxing in our memory foam chair, having warm blankets tucking you in, and getting all of your work done pain free without remembering the process. This is what is possible with Oral Sedation Dentistry. Dr. Nelson has been trained in Oral Sedation Dentistry through the DOCS Course. Small pills are given to the patient which allow for the patient to be sedated, but not asleep. You are able to respond and your protective reflexes are intact. We monitor the patient with our sedation equipment to make sure everything goes as smooth as possible. You go home to your bed and relax. When you fully come around you do not remember the procedure, but realize your dentistry has been completed.  Call us today to schedule your relaxing Oral Sedation appointment.

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Contact


Dentistry by Dr Shane Nelson
6885 W 151st St. Suite 202
Overland Park, KS 66223
Phone:
913-313-8428

Email: shanenelsondds@gmail.com