What is Sedation Dentistry?
Sedation dentistry is helpful for patients who are nervous about going for dental treatment. It may be necessary for more invasive procedures to make the treatment more comfortable. Sedation dentistry is safe and monitored throughout the entirety of your appointment with us. We strive to provide you with the most modern of sedation options to make your visits with us as comfortable and fear-free as possible.
Why is Sedation Dentistry needed?
You may want to make use of sedation dentistry if you continually forgo dental treatment due to fear or panic. Sedation options are essential for more invasive procedures and oral surgeries that may be difficult to stay awake for. Even pediatric patients can benefit from sedation dentistry, as it helps to keep them calm and still during difficult visits. Because we offer a range of different sedation options, you can choose which one works best for your needs.
What makes you a good candidate for Sedation Dentistry?
Sedation dentistry isn’t for everyone, and it is important to come in for a consultation appointment prior to receiving any type of anesthetic. We will go over your health and medical history and may inquire about medications you’re currently taking. We can help to determine if sedation dentistry is right for you. We can even help in determining which type of sedation is best suited to your dental needs in our office.
What can you expect with Sedation Dentistry?
Prior to receiving any type of anesthetic, we will consult with you to determine if you’re healthy enough to undergo sedation. However, because sedation is safely administered and monitored during your appointment, it is a viable option for most patients. Sedation dentistry can be useful for all of your appointments or you may only want to make use of this option for certain, more invasive procedures. At all times during sedation, we will monitor you and the level of sedation being received. It is important to have a loved one or friend bring you home after your appointment where sedation has been administered.
If you’re interested in learning more about sedation dentistry, our helpful office staff will help to answer any of your questions.