Through the modern miracles of sedation dentistry, dentists can now safely treat anxious patients and often accomplish all dental work in one visit that may have required many more visits without it.
Dental phobia, or fear of the dentist, is not uncommon. In fact, many people avoid dental treatments altogether, as the stress and anxiety can be overwhelming. As a result, dental health deteriorates, but with sedation dentistry, offered at our practice, you can receive the periodontal care you need without the stress and fear.
Who is a candidate for sedation dentistry?
Nearly all patients are candidates for sedation dentistry. But sedation dentistry can help patients who have...
If you are one of those patients who hate needles, shots and the noises, smells and taste associated with dental care, call our office for a consultation with our doctor and see how you can be benefitted. Don’t let anxiety and fears come in the way of your dental care!
For dental treatment under oral sedation, you will take a small sedative pill an hour before you come to the office. This will help you feel relaxed and sleepy and by the time you arrive, you will be very drowsy. It is necessary to have a responsible adult accompany you to the office. During your dental treatment, your doctor and assistant will be with you monitoring vital signs. Our doctor and our experienced team will perform all necessary dental work and though you are in a deeply relaxed state, you will be responsive to any questions or requests. When the procedures are complete, you will be gently awakened and will have no memory of your treatment.
Oral sedation isquite safe. Your vital signs will be continually monitored and someone will always be with you. In some cases, before your appointment, a consultation will be necessary between our doctors and your physician.
Most patients feel no discomfort whatsoever during their treatment and feel surprisingly good afterwards.
No, you will be in a deeply relaxed state, but you will be responsive to questions and requests.
Yes, someone will always be with you, and your vital signs are continuously monitored during the entire visit. You are never alone.
Depending on your needs and the length of the procedures performed, the effects of the medication may last from two to six hours.
Yes, due to the sedative effects of the medication, you will need a responsible adult to drive you to and from our office and watch over you after the procedure for a number of hours.
Please ensure you read the sedation instructions and have signed consent forms PRIOR to attending your appointment. If you have any other questions, please call the office, we are more than happy to answer them.
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