When your child’s needs are within the scope of our team however, they may have difficulty with cooperation, or extensive needs, our team can discuss several options on treatment for your child without traumatizing them, and still complete all the necessary treatment. We provide oral and deep sedation.
Oral sedation is when the child is given a blend of juices to relax them and laughing gas is used. The child is awake, and breathing on their own, but not fully alert.
Deep sedation is when the child is completely sedated and not alert at all. This is done in an operating room scenario, with the right equipment and an anesthesia team carefully monitoring the patient. These options are discussed if we feel your child will benefit from them and they are done on a case-by-case scenario.
Benefits of Sedation Dentistry
Sedation dentistry is a type of dental care that uses medication to help children feel relaxed and comfortable during their dental visit. It can be used for both routine cleanings and more complex procedures, such as fillings or extractions. Sedation dentistry helps reduce fear and anxiety associated with the dentist’s office, making it easier for children to receive necessary treatments.
Sedation dentistry involves the use of medications to help relax patients during their dental appointment. The goal of sedation dentistry is to make the patient feel comfortable while still being able to respond appropriately when asked questions or given instructions by the dentist or staff members. Depending on the severity of a child’s anxiety, different types of sedatives may be used in order to provide an optimal level of comfort throughout treatment.
The primary benefit of sedation dentistry is that it reduces fear and anxiety associated with visiting the dentist’s office, allowing children who experience extreme stress at this time to receive necessary treatments without feeling overwhelmed or scared. Additionally, using sedatives can make longer appointments more manageable since they allow patients to remain calm throughout multiple procedures without having any negative reactions due to discomfort or pain. Finally, utilizing these techniques can create positive experiences at the dentist's office which will encourage kids return visits in future years.