If you had ever lived in fear of going to a dentist, fortunately, our sedation dentistry in Edmonton can help you. At Saddleback Dental Centre, our sedation techniques are designed to provide you with a more comfortable, relaxed, and stress-free procedure. With sedation dentistry, you can reduce your fears and obtain the dental care you need.
We believe that sedation is a useful approach when treating people with dental phobias. Dental anxiety that keeps you away from the dentist can have a severe impact on your oral health and turn easily treatable issues into much worse conditions. By reducing your anxiety involved in visiting a dentist, sedation dentistry allows you to schedule your dental care without excessive worry about the procedure.
Sedation Dentistry Options
Depending on the treatment to be performed and your anxiety level, the sedation can be administered in several different ways. They can either be used independently or sometimes together to provide a sedative effect. Saddleback Dental Centre in Edmonton provides you with the following sedation dentistry options:
It is one of the commonly used sedation dentistry options, which involves the inhalation of gases for a sedative effect. In this process, you’ll be administered through a mask, where you will inhale the nitrous oxide. Laughing gas, commonly known as nitrous oxide, is used for easing mild to moderate anxiety. This will make you feel happy and have the effect of making you tired while reducing your sensitivity to pain. You can recover from this sedative effect as quickly as possible so that you can resume your day-to-day activities.
Oral sedation procedure involves the administration of a sedative effect in tablet form. You’ll be guided to take the pill before the appointment, which allows it to take effect by the time we’ll start your treatment. It will be powerful and produce a deeply relaxed yet conscious state. While you are still aware of the dental treatment as it is taking place, you’ll be free from fear and anxiety. It is one of the commonly used sedation dentistry options, as it is seen being simple and effective. Depending on your requirement and state of anxiety, you’ll be given a form of oral sedation to be taken the night before your appointment. This will take effect by the time you arrive for the appointment, which will help you to be relaxed and not to be in anxiety.
We’ll also recommend that when you take a sedative beforehand, it is important that you do not drive all the way to your dental appointment.
Call us today to learn more about sedative dentistry procedures or to schedule your consultation.