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Relaxing in the Dentist’s Chair with Sedation Dentistry

RELAXING IN THE DENTIST'S CHAIR WITH SEDATION DENTISTRY BENEFITS OF SEDATION DENTISTRY TIME Dental sedation can make it feel like less time has passed Ideal if you need to get a lot of dental work done CONVENIENCE you need a great deal of work, you can get more accomplished in one visit If Reduces the need for multiple visits to the dentist COMFORT Sedation allows you to relax during dental treatments Especially important if you have anxieties or fears about going to the dentist HEALTH When you're not afraid of the dentist, you're more likely to go regularly Helps keep your oral health in good standing since you won't avoid visits TYPES OF DENTAL SEDATION NITROUS OXIDE (LAUGHING GAS) Your dentist gives you a mask and you breathe in nitrous oxide Helps you feel more relaxed, and wears off quickly Sometimes used in combination with other methods ORAL CONSCIOUS A popular and effective method of sedation dentistry You'll take a pill, and the dental work only begins once it's taken effect Even though you're sedated, you'll be able to respond to questions IV Sedative is administered intravenously, giving you a precise level of relaxation Performed by a Board Certified Anesthesiologist Depending on the procedure, you may be sedated to different levels You may be conscious and able to respond to questions You may be sedated more deeply if need be Bring a friend or family member to drive you to and from the procedure Provided by: Comprehensive Dental Group of tHouston Richard E. Gervais, DDS & Fred F. Simmons, DDS www.THECDGOFHOUSTON.COM Sources: http://www.thecdgofhouston.com/services/iv-sedation.aspx http://www.yourdentistryguide.com/sedation/ http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/sedation-dentistry-can-you-rea Ily-relax-in-the-dentists-chair

Relaxing in the Dentist’s Chair with Sedation Dentistry

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Intravenous administration will afford your dentist precise control over your level of sedation so you can be as comfortable as possible! Check out this infographic to learn all about sedation dentistry.

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