What is sedation dentistry?
Sedation dentistry can help manage your dental anxiety, fear, or phobia. Its medications and methods help to alleviate stress and pain during your procedures so that you can receive the high-quality dental care you need (and deserve!). Sedation dentistry is very beneficial for patients who suffer from the following:
- Dental Phobia
- Sensitive Gag Reflex
- Sensitive Teeth
- Difficulty Remaining Still
- Complex Dental Procedures
Sedation techniques are not the same as general anesthesia. Patients are not unconscious during visits. Instead, they are in a tranquil, semi-conscious state known as twilight sleep. They can respond to the dentist during treatment, but they will not experience worry during dental procedures.
There are three types of sedation dentistry:
Does sedation dentistry really work?
Yes, sedation dentistry is known to help ease dental anxiety and fear. However, the success of sedation dentistry does vary from patient to patient and the type of dental sedation used.
Experience a relaxing visit with your free sedation dentistry consult.
To find out more, talk to our staff. They’ll complete a thorough examination of your current health and medical history and discuss your needs to determine the best sedation method for you.
Serious inquirers can fill out our sedation health history form before their visit. This is very important, so that Dr. Haddad can manage and assess your safety during IV sedation.