Facts about Sedation Dentistry

  • It works!
  • It is safe! You take a small pill prior to your dental treatment and/or you have no needles in your mouth until you are totally relaxed and unaware.
  • You will have little or no memory of the experience and you will not remember any sounds or smells.
  • You can be kept comfortable from 2 – 6 hours after commencing treatment.
  • Work requiring 6 to 8 regular dental appointments can usually be done in 1 or 2 visits with sedation dentistry.
  • People who have difficulty getting numb have no problem when relaxed and sedated.
  • We do all this with just a pill or laughing gas or a safe, intravenous medication which is a safe, non-narcotic medication.
  • These techniques are used to treat phobic patients safely thousands of times per year in dental offices across the country.