Sedation Dentistry In Fresno At Prices Families Can Afford

Are you scared? Even terrified of the dentist?

Welcome to Smith Sedation Dentistry where we specialize in helping really really scared people overcome their fear and get the care for their teeth that they need. We understand how you feel. Are you scared or even terrified of the dentist? Does the thought of hearing the drill overwhelm you? Are you in pain? Does the thought of sitting in the dental chair make you want to cry? Have you scheduled dental appointments before and cancelled them? Does this sound familiar? Are you embarrassed? You are not alone. We are here to help.

"Dr. Smith can help you overcome your fear of the dentist"

Sedation dentistry may be a great option  if you have been feeling scared about being treated by a dentist.

We see patients every day who have had a bad dental experience and have avoided the dental office for years, even since their childhood due to fear. We understand this and want you to have a positive dental experience. Call our office and talk with Melissa. She will listen to your cares and concerns and answer any questions that you might have. She understands--she fears dental work just as much as you do.

Sedation Options

What Makes You So Scared Of The Dentist?

We have done thousands of sedations, so we have successfully treated many patients just as scared as you.  Maybe you can't get numb, or you had a terrible experience in the past.  Maybe the scraping of your teeth makes you sweat or you can't stand the sound of the drill. Maybe you are claustrophobic or have an overwhelming gag reflex.  No matter what it is, we have heard many stories very similar to yours.  It is a essential that we take our time in the first visit and get to understand what your fear is so that we can overcome it.

Your First Visit

All patients coming to our office will start with a nice comfortable safe consultation with Melissa and Dr. Smith. Melissa has been with Dr. Smith since they started in 2001, and she hates going to the dentist as much as you do. Dr. Smith and Melissa take their time learning about your past, your fears, what you need done with your teeth. X-rays are taken if possible but often nothing "pokey" goes in the mouth. We talk about all the options that modern dentistry has. We will show you models and talk about the pros and cons of every option. We will discuss the types of sedation and talk about what works best in each situation. And we will talk about how much everything will cost. Nothing is hidden. Nothing is a surprise.

Fresno dentist Dr. Smith

Honesty & Value

"I know that great dentistry can be expensive and that family budgets are tight. My commitment to you is that I will do everything I can to keep my prices low without compromising quality. I make sure that we use the most up to date technology, the best lab and the highest quality materials available. At Smith Sedation Dentistry you will receive the highest quality, compassionate care at prices that families can afford."

- Dr. Rob Smith

Parallax Background


MON 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

TUE 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

WED 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

THU 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM

FRI 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM


  • review rating 5  Normally I'm not a fan of doing anything medical-related (dentistry included) but Dr. Smith, his office, and all of his staff are all so welcoming and friendly that you forget you're even at the dentist. I had all four of my wisdom teeth surgically removed by Dr. Smith, and a few hours after my procedure he called me personally to check in on how I was feeling, which I feel really shows that he actually cares about his patients. As for the procedure itself, they did great work and it went very smoothly with no complications in the following months. Hardly any swelling or pain. I highly recommend Dr. Smith to anyone considering becoming a patient here

    thumb Mikayla Spear

  • review rating 5  I chose to go with Smith Sedation Dentistry because I was very interested in the sedation process. I get very anxious about going to the dentist so I thought to give this office a try. I went through the sedation process the first time because I was very anxious about having my dental work done so I knew that being sedated was the best route to take. I'm so happy that I decided to get sedated! I was very relaxed and calm the entire time. The staff was very attentive and nice during my sedation appointment. I would definitely recommend Smith Sedation Dentistry to anyone that wants a great dentist, super nice staff, and an anxious free dentist experience.

    thumb Taijae Hull

  • review rating 5  I would like to thank Dr. Smith, Melissa, and Bobette for the awesome care they have given me. The whole team is great to work with. I have felt relaxed and they have worked with me to get sedation when I have needed it. They really have gone the extra mile to make me feel less anxious about going to the dentist. I would recommend Dr. Smith and his team to any one who is afraid of going to the dentist.

    thumb Donna Aguilar

  • review rating 5  I've been a patient of Dr. Smith for a few years so this review is well earned and past due. I have problems with dry mouth, jaw trauma and anxiety. Additionally, I experience elevated pain from fibromyalgia issues, so finding a sedation dentist was a necessity for me. Dr. Smith is able to complete my procedures without pain, making it possible for me to have the dental work I need. He has provided me with attractive, functional teeth thru a treatment plan of fillings, root canals, crowns and soon a dental implant. Because of Dr. Smith and his wonderful staff, I finally have teeth without pain or problems. His skill and compassion for patients sets him apart from other providers. I highly recommend Dr. Smith for all your dental needs, especially if you have special issues or experience anxiety. The staff at Rob Smith dentistry can make it possible to get the dental work you need but never thought you could have.

    thumb laurie cook

  • review rating 5  I just wanted to drop a line to express my thanks to Dr. Smith, Melissa, and the rest of the staff. On my initial consultation, Melissa was very thorough in explaining all that needed to be done and my options, working within my budget.

    Generally, I am very anxious when it comes to any dental work. My appointment yesterday was not at all what I expected. Dr. Smith and the staff were phenomenal. I had many different things addressed yesterday, all with no discomfort. My anxieties were quickly put to rest and the experience was a pleasant one.

    I will be sure to refer all of my friends and family to my new dentist.

    Thanks again,

    thumb Marty English

  • review rating 5  Great dental office! Staff is extremely helpful, Dr. Smith and his staff made me feel comfortable despite my undying fear of dentists. I recommend Rob Smith’s dental office to anyone who has a phobia of the tooth doctor!

    thumb Austen English

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6191 N. Fresno St., Suite #102

Fresno, CA 93710

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