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What Exactly Is Sedation Dentistry?

Sedation dentistry is a service we offer to our patients who are more nervous or have anxiety about their dental appointment. We are able to assist anxious individuals in receiving the necessary dental care without experiencing any discomfort thanks to sedation dentistry.

Sedation dentistry is an option to consider if you have put off getting dental work done for a number of years due to the fear of going to the dentist, but now you want to regain your healthy smile.

How Does Sedation Dentistry Work?

In sedation dentistry, the patient either takes a sedative by mouth or via an intravenous (IV) line, or they breathe in medicated air that contains nitrous gas. You will be awake but quite relaxed during sedation dentistry, which is highly safe. Patients who are sedated are still conscious enough to react to the dentist, but they are in such a peaceful state that they do not feel any pain, discomfort, or worry throughout the procedure.

Who Should Consider Getting Dental Work Done Under Sedation?

  • People who are concerned about their dental treatment,
  • People who have experienced frightening dental treatments,
  • People who have trouble with getting numbed, have a severe gag reflex, have teeth that are
  • highly sensitive, and have complicated dental difficulties.

What To Expect During Sedation Dentistry

The use of conscious oral sedation is a risk-free way to achieve a state of mental calm. Sedation dentistry can hardly get much simpler than this, not to mention one of the safest treatments available. Your dentist will likely give you medicine to take before your appointment in order to guarantee that you are entirely at ease and have no discomfort whatsoever.

In most cases, patients remember very little, if anything at all, about their trips to the dentist. The most effective kind of sedation for dental procedures of any kind is oral medication. This will allow you to have your teeth cleaned, your cavities filled, and your crowns installed in a setting that is safe, pleasant, and stress-free.

Find Out How You Can Get Sedation Dentistry At Our Los Feliz Location

Our experts are always available to answer any questions or concerns you may have about your treatment, but if you’re ready to start your dental appointment with sedation we would be glad to incorporate that into your treatment for you. Simply give us a call and we will book your appointment for you!

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