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Are you dreading your next dental visit because of the pain? You’re not alone! At Coolamon Dental Centre,
we understand the anxiety associated with dental procedures, and that’s why we offer
gentle, pain-free sleep dentistry options for a stress-free dental experience.

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Here’s how we can keep you comfortable and pain-free at Coolamon Dental

  • Personalised attention: We’ll chat with you beforehand to understand your anxieties and tailor your sleep experience just for you.
  • Gentle sedation: No scary needles! We use safe and effective medication to lull you into a peaceful sleep.
  • Expert care: Our skilled dentists and anaesthetists will perform your treatment with the utmost precision and care while you’re snoozing soundly.
  • Wake up refreshed: Once your procedure is complete, you’ll gently wake up feeling relaxed and rejuvenated, ready to flash your sparkling new smile!

Don’t let dental worries or dental phobia hold you back from getting the healthy, happy smile you deserve.

Just give us a call or pop in for a chat, and we’ll answer any questions you might have about sleep dentistry. We’re here to turn your dental dreams into reality, one slumber at a time!

Sleep Dentistry Cost

The cost of sleep dentistry depends on the specific procedure and the duration of the treatment. Below are the approximate upfront costs, estimated Medicare rebate, and estimated out-of-pocket costs for different treatments and for two types of patients: General Medicare Cardholders and Concession Card/Family Tax Benefits (FTB) Part A Holders.

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Estimated Medicare Rebate and Out-of-Pocket Costs For Sedation

Please note that these costs are estimates and can vary based on individual circumstances, the available anesthetist, treatment plans, and any changes in the healthcare system. It’s advisable to consult directly with the healthcare provider for accurate and up-to-date information regarding sleep dentistry costs.

Sleep dentistry procedures like All-on-4 or All-on-6 may cost between $3,900 and $7,900 for a single arch. Additionally, there may be an extra charge for sedation, depending on the procedure’s duration.

Patients who have Medicare cards or concession cards may qualify for rebates, which could lower their overall costs. Please keep in mind that the pricing mentioned here serves as a general reference and may differ significantly based on individual patient needs and the materials used in the procedure.

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How Does Sleep Dentistry in Perth Work
How Does Perth Sleep Dentistry Work


What We Offer as Sleep Dentistry in Perth

Experience peace of mind with our variety of sedation dentistry options – each tailored to meet your specific needs:

1. Intravenous (IV) Sedation

Dive into a deep and peaceful sleep for extensive dental procedures. IV sedation ensures you’re completely at ease throughout your dental treatment.

2. Inhalation Sedation

Drift into a light sedation ideal for shorter procedures. Inhalation sedation makes your dental visits more manageable and less daunting.

3. Oral Sedation

Achieve a relaxed state to manage anxiety. Oral sedation allows for a comfortable and pain-free dental experience.

Coolamon Dental is dedicated to providing a safe and anxiety-free environment. We will make sure you feel comfortable and confident in seeking the dental care and treatments you need.

How Does Sleep Dentistry in Perth Work?

Starting your journey with sleep dentistry can be a big decision. This guide will walk you through each step and help you to understand everything, from your first meeting with our team to your recovery.


First things first: we talk with you. Our experienced team will chat with you to figure out the best sleep dentistry for you and your needs. Ask us anything – we want you to feel comfortable and confident about your choice.


Getting ready for sleep dentistry is important. We’ll tell you what to do and make sure everything is safe. We want you to feel confident, and we don’t want you to worry about anything.

Painless Procedure

When it’s time for your procedure, we promise it won’t hurt. Our team is highly skilled, and they want you to feel relaxed during your treatment. We use a combination of techniques and advanced equipment to make sure you’re comfortable.


After the procedure, we’re still here for you. We’ll monitor you and help you get back to your regular routine. We’re committed to making sure your recovery is smooth and stress-free.

Choosing sleep dentistry is about more than just the procedure – it’s about your whole experience. From talking to our team in the beginning to recovering post-procedure, we’re here for you. You can trust us to take care of you every step of the way.

How Does Sleep Dentistry in Perth Work
How Does Perth Sleep Dentistry Work

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Who Will Assist You with Sleep Dentistry in Perth?

At Coolamon Dental Centre, you can be assisted by a team of experienced dentists, determined by your specific needs and preferences. Below is a breakdown of who might assist you.


  • Dr Jia Shaun Loo: Has experience working in regional Australia and focuses on general dental care and cosmetic dentistry.
  • Dr Aron Lazaridis: Is proficient in a variety of treatments, including dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, fillings, crowns, and wisdom teeth removal.
  • Dr Genevieve Day: Focuses on providing gentle and patient care, making her a good choice for anxious patients.
  • Dr Francis Fong: Graduated with distinction and is skilled at handling complex dental procedures.
  • Dr Kent Tan: Has over 10 years of experience with dental implants and cosmetic dentistry.

Local Anaesthesia vs. Oral Sedation vs. Sleep Dentistry

Dental procedures often involve the use of various sedation techniques to ensure patient comfort and manage anxiety. The choice between local anaesthesia, oral sedation, and sleep dentistry depends on several factors, including the desired sedation depth, duration of effects, and recovery time.

Sedation Depth

Local anaesthesia is a targeted approach which numbs only the specific area where the dental procedure occurs. Patients under local anaesthesia remain fully conscious and aware of their surroundings throughout the treatment.

In contrast, oral sedation induces a deeper level of relaxation, so patients are less aware of the procedure, although they remain responsive. Sleep dentistry, employing IV sedation or general anaesthesia, takes patients into a state of unconsciousness. This means they are completely unaware of the dental work being done.


  • Local anaesthesia is administered as needed during the procedure, and its effects typically wear off relatively quickly afterwards.
  • Oral sedation provides a longer period of relaxation, with its effects lasting for a few hours during and after the procedure.
  • IV sedation (sleep dentistry) allows the dentist to control the duration of sedation. It will last throughout the dental procedure, though recovery from a general anaesthetic may take a bit longer.

Recovery Time

Recovery time varies amongst the different sedation options. With local anaesthesia, since patients remain fully conscious, recovery is quick, and patients can often resume normal activities immediately after the procedure, depending on the extent of treatment involved. Oral sedation may result in a longer recovery period, as patients may need some time to fully recover from the sedative effects. This is usually 60 minutes to 24 hours.

Sleep dentistry, particularly with general anaesthesia, involves a longer recovery time, with patients experiencing grogginess or drowsiness for up to 24 hours after the procedure. Patients undergoing sleep dentistry must have a designated driver to take them home after the procedure.

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Choosing the Right Option

Local anaesthesia may be sufficient if you have mild anxiety, because it provides targeted numbing without significantly affecting consciousness. If you have moderate anxiety, you may find oral sedation to be a suitable choice, because it offers a deeper level of relaxation while still allowing you to remain conscious.

However, if you have severe anxiety, or you’re going to have an invasive procedure, sleep dentistry, whether through IV sedation or general anaesthesia, may be the best option. Ultimately, the decision should be based on your individual preferences, anxiety levels, the nature of the dental procedure, and an open discussion with the dentist to ensure a personalised and informed choice.

Take control of your oral health and overcome anxiety with sleep dentistry at Coolamon Dental.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I choose a dentist for sleep dentistry in Perth?

Your choice will depend on several factors, such as:

  • The type of treatment you need: Some dentists are experienced in certain areas, so it’s important to choose someone who has experience with the specific procedure you require.
  • Your level of anxiety: If you are a nervous patient, you may want to choose a dentist who is known for being gentle and patient.
  • Your budget: Some dentists charge more than others, so it’s important to get quotes from a few different providers before making a decision.

Is sleep dentistry safe?

Yes, sleep dentistry is safe when performed by experienced healthcare professionals using modern equipment.


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Where to find us

Coolamon Dental Centre 

56A Mornington Pkwy,
Ellenbrook WA 6069

Tel: (08) 9296 9970


You can book an appointment with us online or call us at 9296 9970. Please note your dental appointment is considered confirmed at the time of booking. We have reserved the time with our dentists, dental assistants and hygienists, especially for you. We will contact you prior to your scheduled appointment with a courtesy reminder but ultimately it is your responsibility to ensure that you arrive on time for your appointment. We know that life can get in the way and if you need to reschedule, please give us at least one business day’s notice and we will be happy to find a time that better suits you.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Can Teeth Cleaning Remove Yellow?

Yellow teeth can regain some of their whiteness through consistently good oral hygiene practices. Regularly professional teeth cleaning is a great dental hygiene habit to adopt. In particularly bad cases, your dentist may recommend teeth whitening if regular cleaning is not meeting your expectations.

How Often Should I Go for a Dental Teeth Cleaning?

Most dentists recommend going for a professional cleaning once every six months. Notably, people at higher risk, such as smokers, may need more regular dental check-ups and cleanings.

Does Baking Soda Whiten Teeth?

According to Colgate, baking soda is an effective teeth-whitening substance when used correctly during the brushing phase. However, too much baking soda can damage the enamel of your teeth. We would recommend speaking to a dentist directly to ensure your concerns are addressed while keeping your teeth in tip-top shape.