IV sedation to ease your dental fear

By February 3, 2014 No Comments

Intravenous (IV) sedation is offered by dental clinics today to help reduce the fear and anxiety that many people experience before or during a dental procedure. It is a very safe way to allay fear during dental procedures.

An alternative to other sedation techniques including local and general anaesthesia, IV sedation involves injecting a sedative directly into a vein through a tiny needle usually placed on the back of the hand or inside the elbow. Most patients describe the feeling as nothing more than a small prick.

While under IV sedation you’ll feel sleepy though you’ll remain awake. You’ll be so relaxed that you are unaware of the operation taking place. You won’t feel pain, and you won’t notice sounds or sensations such as that produced by the dental drill. Chances are good you’ll have no memory of the procedure the next day.

During IV sedation, you’ll still be able to understand what’s going on and to respond if your dentist asks you a question and this combined your jaw, mouth and facial muscles relaxing makes it possible for your dentist to perform quality work in less time….read more

If you are feeling anxious about having some dental procedure including root canal treatment or surgical dental implants, IV sedation can be a great option to help undergoing such procedures.

Please feel free to contact us for further information.

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