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Sedation Dentistry

Patients anxious about a visit to the dentist may put off much-needed dental care.

Sedation dentistry can alleviate those fears so that you can address your dental needs and enjoy the benefits of a healthy smile.

Learn how Zboril Dental Center in Victoria, TX, can help you relax with sedation dentistry options.

Sedation Dentistry in Victoria, Texas How Can Sedation Help You?


Sedation allows you to undergo the procedures you need without pain. With three types of sedation available at our office, you can receive necessary treatments in the most comfortable way possible.


Since you are more comfortable and relaxed, Dr. Robert Zboril can perform your dental work more quickly. In many cases, he can complete all the necessary care without the need for a second appointment.

Peace of Mind

Sedation erases feelings of fear and anxiety, allowing you to lay back and relax in the dentist's chair. For many of our patients, one treatment with sedation helps them overcome their fears, so they don’t need sedation again.

Candidates for Sedation Dentistry

Patients can request sedation for any procedure at our Victoria, TX, dental office, no matter how big or small. While sedation is often most common for patients undergoing more extensive treatments, sedation can be used to calm nervous patients during routine teeth cleaning. No matter what procedure you're coming in for, if you think sedation is right for you, ask our dentist about it during your consultation.

To undergo dental sedation, you must be in good health, not be pregnant, and have no history of bad reactions to intended sedative

Our dentists ensure that you're in good health before administering sedation. 

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Dr. Zboril

Not sure if you qualify for sedation or what sedation method is right for you? Request a consultation with Dr. Zboril to discuss your sedation options. Our team ensures that the process is safe for every patient. We think of our patients as friends and, as such, like to personalize the dental experience to your needs. This sentiment stays true when using sedation dentistry. 

Dr. Zboril stays up to date on the latest changes in the dental field to make sure you receive the best care. Dr. Zboril has completed over 500 continuing education courses within the past four years. His experience and education are evident in his over 40 five-star patient reviews. To explore your sedation options and improve your oral health, call our Victoria, TX, office to request a consultation:

(361) 550-7186

"One visit with Dr. Zboril...and I am no longer afraid." 5-Star Reviews From Our Victoria, TX, Patients


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This place is amazing. I have a severe anxiety when it comes to seeing a dentist and haven't gone nearly my entire life because of it. When I first went in I was shaking and crying from fear. He was very understanding and passed no judgement. The last time I went in I was able to do so with much less anxiety. Dr. Zboril and his staff are some of the kindest and most caring people I have met. Thank goodness for people like them.

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Kimberly Martin


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I am VERY afraid of the dentist. Well, I was. I hadn’t been to the dentist in over 15 years because of my fear and anxiety about it. One visit with Dr. Zboril and his nurse Regina and I am no longer afraid. They were so gentle and cared about making me comfortable. I will never go anywhere else.

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Sedation Dentistry

At Zboril Dental Center, we help patients with dental anxiety get the treatment they need by offering three sedation dentistry options. Depending on the extent of your care and your level of anxiety, Dr. Robert Zboril can administer nitrous oxide, oral sedation, or intravenous (IV) sedation administered by a sedation specialist. Sedation dentistry can help you feel at ease during your visit to the dental office so that you can comfortably get the treatment you want and need.

Your Safety is Our Priority Tools and Techniques

Accutron System

For patients undergoing nitrous oxide, we use our Accutron system to finely regulate the nitrous to just the right levels for each individual.

Hospital-Grade Monitors

All oral and IV sedation patients are monitored with a hospital-grade monitor that measures the patient's oxygen, CO2, blood pressure, pulse, and many other vital signs that allow us to ensure the patient's comfort and successful sedation.

Medical Pre-Check

Before a patient can undergo any form of sedation, our dentist will look over your medical history to ensure sedation is safe for you. 

If You Suffer from Dental Anxiety, You Are Not Alone

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*According to the National Institutes of Health.

Putting off treatment can pose a serious threat to your long-term oral health. Dr. Zboril can perform a wide range of services so you can improve the health of your smile without distress.

Zboril Dental Center Serving the Dental Needs of Victoria, TX

Dr. Zboril

Our dentistry practice believes that everyone in Texas deserves good oral health. We understand patients who have experienced painful dental procedures in the past may hesitate to visit the dentist. With sedation dentistry, you don't have to sacrifice your dental health or live with tooth pain.

Dr. Rob Zboril genuinely cares for the comfort and welfare of our patients. Committed to providing the latest innovations in modern dentistry, he has completed more than 500 hours of continuing education. Dr. Zboril is a member of professional associations, including:

  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry

To learn more about sedation dentistry at our Victoria, TX, dental office, contact us online or call:

(361) 550-7186

"Highly impressed with the doctor and his staff."


Robby Mott


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I am a huge wimp when it comes to going to the dentist. Dr. Rob and staff are super friendly and professional. I had a check up and cleaning 2 days ago. I went in again today for a filling in a tooth. No pain or discomfort whatsoever!! I was in and out quickly. Very impressed!

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I usually don't give reviews, but I am truly amazed with this office. Dr. Zboril is an outstanding dentist. He takes the time to explain to you everything in great detail. We are very pleased to be patients' in this office. I highly recommend coming to this office, the staff will make you feel comfortable and you can tell that they truly care and want the best for you.

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When Is Sedation Dentistry Recommended?

While light sedation can be used for routine exams, sedation dentistry is more common for complex procedures that take a long time to complete, such as wisdom tooth removal, dental implants, and full mouth reconstruction. However, the majority of treatments provided by our Victoria, Texas, dentist can be undertaken using sedation dentistry.

Those who suffer from extreme dental phobia can receive regular cleanings and general dental care under mild sedation if it helps them maintain optimal oral health. Sedation dentistry is typically combined with a local anesthetic to ensure maximum comfort for the patient.

The Care You Need & The Results You Want

Sedation dentistry provides a way for nervous patients to receive the dental care they need to maintain a healthy smile. It also allows our dentist to provide restorative dentistry procedures to maximize the impact of your smile. By using sedation, our team of dental professionals is better able to target problems that require more involved procedures, such as: 

Dental crowns

Dental Crowns

A dental crown protects a tooth that has been compromised due to trauma or decay. Placed over an affected tooth after treatment, a crown can help protect it from further damage and prevent the need for extraction. Made from materials engineered to withstand normal biting forces while mimicking the light-reflecting properties of enamel, a crown can be color-matched to blend seamlessly with your surrounding teeth.

While a simple procedure, placing a crown does require removing enamel from a tooth and can thus be nerve-wracking for more nervous patients. Sedation dentistry can help you remain relaxed enough to receive a dental crown to help protect and restore your smile.

Dental Implants

Dental Implants

When a tooth is lost, the tissue in the jawbone begins to deteriorate. As this atrophy continues, it causes surrounding teeth to shift. It can even lead to further tooth loss. Dental implants act as a substitute for missing teeth by providing a strong anchor for an implant-supported restoration such as a bridge, crown, or denture. 

However, placing and restoring an implant does require a surgical procedure, which many patients may try to avoid — even at the cost of their oral health. Sedation dentistry can help you stay calm and comfortable throughout treatment so that our dentist can replace your missing teeth with dental implants. This allows you to restore your smile so that you can eat, speak, and smile with confidence again.

Make Extensive Dental Work Easier and Less Stressful

Before full mouth reconstruction
Before Discoloration, decay, and oral health issues affected this patient's smile.
After smile makeover
After Dr. Zboril performed a full mouth reconstruction for dramatic results.

"Professional, thorough, friendly."

"Great experience! Dr. Rob and his staff were very professional, thorough, friendly, and efficient. He has a very calming demeanor that helps those with a little dental anxiety. Highly recommended Zboril Dental Center to everyone." Polly C.
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Zboril Dental Center

At Zboril Dental Center in Victoria, TX, Dr. Robert Zboril and his team provide comprehensive dental care of the highest quality. Whether you need a general cleaning or advanced implant placement, our practice can meet your needs. Our dentist is affiliated with several prestigious organizations, including:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The Texas Dental Association
  • The Academy of Laser Dentistry
  • The Academy of General Dentistry

To schedule an appointment, please fill out our online form or call (361) 550-7186.

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