A child wonders what the first day of school will be like. Someone is about to start a new job. A young couple is about to be married.
Each of these situations is a classic anxiety producer. What they have in common is that each involves the unknown. And that’s what anxiety is: the fear of a specific upcoming event that, in all likelihood, you’ve never before experienced.
Conscious Sedation is an ideal option for nervous patients, making dental treatment easier. Sedation is a safe method usually without side effects. We have an experienced visiting anesthetist, specializing in sedation within the dental field. Dental fear is one of the most popular reasons why people put treatment off, but sedation dentistry can enable patients to fight their fears.
An IV is used to allow sedation entry to the body, and though you will be aware of what is happening you will be completely at ease and will have little or no memory of what has happened following treatment. Monitoring of the patient is maintained during treatment to ensure they are okay, and numerous procedures can be done in one sitting if necessary and the patient wish it.
It is advised to plan your journey home beforehand, as you will be unable to drive or operate machinery.
Sedation dentistry can help a number of patients, whether you: