Dr. Jay Patel Dentist at Outdoor Dental, a Calgary SE Dental Clinic, serves the communities of Seton, Mahogany, Auburn Bay, Cranston, New Brighton & Surrounding Areas
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Dental anxiety? We can help.

Dental Anxiety Calgary SE

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Outdoor Dental:
The Solea Laser

Up to 20% of Canadians are afraid of the dentist, so you're not alone. Discover dental treatment with the Solea Dental Laser. Drill and needle free! Choose Outdoor Dental when you experience dental anxiety.

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What helps with dental anxiety?

Do you have dental anxiety?

Most people, and especially children, have some level of dental anxiety about visiting their dentist. It’s the dreaded needle! One of the great ironies of dental treatment has been that, until recently, you needed a painful needle in order to prevent pain.

What most patients don’t understand is that the greatest source of the pain isn’t the needle. It’s the anesthetic!


Do you avoid the dentist because of anxiety?

People who avoid the dentist due to dental anxiety risk neglecting their oral health care issues to the point where they will require more work, at more expense, and yes, with more needles. For some people, dental anxiety becomes dental phobia.

In addition to the horse-sized syringe, patients are also fearful that the anesthetic might not be adequate or might wear off so that there is a sudden jolt of pain when the dreaded drill comes out. Even “sedation dentistry” still involves a needle and anesthesia which exposes you to chemicals. 

Past bad experiences of needles, drills, and not-so-gentle dentists should not prevent you from finding the oral care you need and deserve. You should not be fearful and anxious about going to your dentist, and then feel silly because you do.


Experience the Solea Laser. Most patients say it's completely pain-free!

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Dr. Jay Patel believes that dentistry should not have to be scary or painful, which is why he uses the Solea laser.  He has treated hundreds of patients with the Solea laser which has been around since 2013. It is incredibly safe and Dr. Patel is a trained expert with it. 

What is a Solea Laser?

The Solea is a C02 laser that produces a very narrow beam of light energy. For most patients and procedures, the Solea laser replaces the dental drill, eliminates the need for anesthesia, and there is no bleeding. This has been a huge step forward in dentistry, and it eliminates the following problems for patients with dental anxiety: .

  1. Fear of the anesthetic needles 
  2. Fear of the dental drill 
  3. Anxiety about pain during the procedure 
  4. Numbness and that crooked smile to go back to work


Imagine your dental visit involves no needles, no drill, no pain, no noise, no white-knuckling the chair, and no numbness!

Dr. Patel is ready to make the process of your dental care easy and pain-free. Just follow these steps:

1. Make an appointment
2. Experience needle and drill-free dentistry
3. Never be afraid of the dentist again!

So stop being afraid of visiting the dentist. You can stop putting toxic anesthetic chemicals into your body. Avoid the sedation costs, and visit the dentist without feeling anxiety any more. Most importantly, avoid higher dental treatment costs due to avoiding the dentist. 

Instead, take control over your dental treatment experience and feel good about taking better care of your oral health. You deserve to feel calm and confident that you are getting truly pain-free dental treatments. 

You will save money too as the Solea laser treatments cost the same as regular fillings. If you have neglected your teeth due to dental anxiety, don’t be afraid that we will judge you when you are brave enough to come in. We invested in the Solea laser specifically to help patients just like you! 

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Why the Solea dental laser?

The majority of hard and soft tissue procedures in our dental office Calgary SE are done with virtually no anesthesia and soft tissue procedures are done with virtually no bleeding. Blood-free and anesthesia-free procedures represent a major leap forward in sedation dentistry, as we are able to execute multi-quadrant dentistry, fillings on the fly and soft tissue procedures in a single appointment.

What does that mean for you, our patients? You are now able to receive the care you need in a fraction of the time. When patients have anesthesia they typically leave the office with that numb feeling still prevalent. 

With Solea, you are able to go right out to lunch or back to work without that numb sensation following your appointment. Solea is truly changing what it means to go to the dentist.


No Needles • No Drills • The Solea Laser

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So, the miracle you’ve been waiting for is here: the Solea Laser.

Solea is a dental laser that replaces the dental drill in the majority of procedures in our practice. In fact, nearly every patient skips anesthesia because they just don’t need it.
No more being afraid to go to the dentist or dental anxiety in Calgary SE! Solea is our way of keeping you happy. Because more than anything, we love to see you smile.

Is the Solea Dental Laser safe?

Solea is the first CO2 dental laser system cleared by the FDA for hard and soft tissue procedures. It was developed in Boston, Massachusetts by Convergent Dental, based on research conducted at the University of California School of Dentistry.

Solea offers a unique wavelength guided by sophisticated computers to deliver virtually painless dental procedures for both teeth and gums from simple cavities to complex surgeries. The experience is so unique that you will find it hard to believe you were just at a dental appointment.


No Needles • No Drills • The Solea Laser

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We believe that finding the right dentist should be simple and easy.

Stop being afraid of the dentist

  • End sleepless nights over dentistry
  • Don't keep worrying about going to the dentist
  • Skip the needles and the drills
  • Avoid treatment confusion
  • Forget about dental anxiety
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Visit the dentist with confidence

  • Experience treatment without needles or drills
  • Feel confident making a dental appointment
  • Enjoy fearless dentistry
  • Take control of your anxiety
  • Love Solea and love your dentist
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No needles, no drilling


Enjoy fearless dentistry

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DISCLAIMER: The information provided on this website is not intended to serve as medical advice. An appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan for any pa ent can be made only by visiting your dentist, physician, or group of doctors. Dr. Jay Patel at Outdoor Dental shall have no liability or responsibility to any individual with respect to loss or damage directly or indirectly caused or alleged by the information contained in this website or obtained from other websites to which a visitor may connect and view. Outdoor Dental, a Calgary SE Seton Dental Clinic, provides family dentistry, cosmetic dental treatment op ons, restorative dentistry, neuromuscular dentistry (TMJ), dental implants, dentures, snoring & sleep apnea solutions, oral health prevention, periodontal gum care, sedation treatments, and orthodontics. Besides Seton, we proudly serve southeast SE Calgary communities such as: Mahogany, New Brighton, Auburn Bay, Chaparral, and Cranston.
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