If you suffer from a high level of dental anxiety, talk to us about sedation dentistry options that can help you feel calm and relaxed during treatment. We help patients enjoy freedom from dental fear with several sedation options including nitrous oxide and IV sedation.
You can look forward to a relatively painless and comfortable visit with a customized sedation solution.
Intravenous conscious sedation, or IV sedation, is one of the most effective ways to help a patient get numb and feel relaxed during a dental visit. Those undergoing more aggressive procedures or multiple treatments in one visit are usually good candidates for IV sedation. We work with a third-party provider to offer IV sedation in-house. This involves administering anesthesia into the bloodstream to calm you down and numb you, but you will still be awake. We monitor you closely the entire time and the effects will wear off several hours later.
Oral sedation is a simple and effective option for helping patients feel more relaxed. Patients who are extremely anxious, nervous or tense before dental visits can take a dose of anti-anxiety medication we prescribe about an hour before their visit. They will arrive relatively calm and sedated, and the effects of the medication will last through the entire treatment. Benefits of oral sedation include:
Learn more about sedation dentistry options, including nitrous oxide, by calling our practice today. Call 5 Points Advanced Dentistry for your private consultation.