Sedation Dentistry helps TAKING ANXIETY OUT OF DENTISTRY
Can You Really Relax in the Dentist's Chair?
We understand some patients may have anxiety when it comes to that dentist visit. We offer sedation so we can ease up the process and help our patients feel comfortable and get the right dental care.
Why Choose IV Sedation?
It allows the expert to give more medication in case the patient is not sedated properly. The medication is also more powerful and effective than the same drug consumed orally. IV sedation also provides a more potent amnesic effect than the other processes of sedation.
What're the benefits of IV Sedation?
Patients prefer it for the following reasons:
- Deep Relaxation
- Rapid Effects
- Highly Customizable
- Quick Recovery
What's the IV Sedation process?
IV or intravenous sedation is the process of administering drugs through the blood system. Using anti-anxiety drugs during dental treatment helps the patient to relax. Also called “sleep” dentistry, IV sedation allows patients to be at peace during the entire procedure.
As the sedation takes effect, the patient can respond to the dentist but will feel no pain. As the sedation wears off, the patient will only have vague recollections of the procedure.
What to do following the procedure?
After IV sedation, it is not uncommon for you to feel very drowsy. The anesthesia will last a while after the procedure, so be prepared to have someone escort you home and monitor you until they know for sure you are fully conscious and aware.
They recommend not to drive or operate heavy machinery for 24-hours post-procedure. This is to make sure that the sedation has had enough time to work its way out of your system. Also, don’t make any crucial decisions because, while you might think that you are rational, the drugs might be unwittingly affecting you.
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We accept all dental insurances, and we are preferred providers of Aetna ™, Delta Premier ™, Cigna Discount ™, Metlife™, Dominion™, Principal Financial™, GEHA™/Connection Dental™, United Concordia™, and Guardian™. To find out if we accept your plan, please call our office.