Sedation dentistry or sleep dentistry is perfect for adults who:
- Have a high fear of visiting the dentist
- Are afraid and embarrassed about their teeth
- Have had traumatic dental experiences
- Have difficulty getting numb
- Hate needles and shots
- Have a bad gag reflex
- Dislike the noises, smells and tastes associated with dental care
- Have very sensitive teeth
- Have limited time to complete their dental care
Sedation Dentistry will allow most people to overcome the stress fear and anxiety associated with Dental Treatment, because they can relax during their dental visit.
Previous bad dental experiences cause fear and anxiety about Dentists and Dentistry. If these feelings are preventing you from getting the dentistry that need Conscious Sedation can help you.
Sedation Dentistry is safe cheap and effective.
Many people have a fear of needles, had difficulty getting numb, or have a bad gag reflex, all these people can be helped through conscious sedation. These are a few of the problems that people encounter which will prevent them from seeking the Dentistry that they need.
When someone is sedated and relaxed it is possible to complete a large amount of complex dental treatment during a single visit to the dentist. People often have little or no memory of their dental visit.
Patient Health History for Sedation Dentistry
You have to be in reasonably good health, over 18 years of age, not pregnant, not nursing, not having a medical condition called ‘acute narrow angle glycoma’, not having an allergy or sensitivity to benzodiazipine medications, not having any significant respiratory problems like asthma or emphysema, not having a medical condition called psychosis and/or taking a medication called a MAO inhibitor, and lastly..we will not do sedation dentistry in our practice if you are an alcoholic. We estimate that over 90-95% of the population over the age of 18 are good candidates for sedation dentistry.