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Sedation Dentistry

A dental procedure may make some people anxious. This is nothing out of the ordinary. It is the fear of the unknown; the fear of pain; anxiety associated with the aftermath of the treatment, etc.

However, you can now undergo root canal treatment, oral surgery or implants—without any pain or memory of the procedure. This can be achieved with the help of sedation dentistry.

Sedation dentistry is safe, effective and comfortable. You’ll have no memory of pain, noise or discomfort, or the time it took to complete the procedure.

Sedation dentistry can benefit you if:

What does sedation dentistry mean?

With sedation dentistry, patients can undergo a number of dental procedures without any discomfort. It is particularly opt by patients grappled with severe anxiety and fear during dental checkups. Advantages of sedation dentistry include:

Are you nervous about being sedated?

Don’t be. We’re licensed practitioners and work with years of experience.

We take care of our patients, ensuring safe and comfortable procedures. Our staff is trained to be respectful as well as professional at all times. Before the procedure, we will walk you through the entire experience. At this point, feel free to ask us questions. We’ll make sure that you understand every aspect of it.

You have nothing to be nervous about.

What options do you have?

These procedures are regulated by health laws. Our dentist will administer the treatment at one of the three sedation states:

How is it administered?

As mentioned above, there are routes through which sedatives can be administered: orally or through inhalation.

Oral method: It is a routinely used method in sedation dentistry. It’s easy, comfortable and doesn’t use any needles. You’re offered a prescription tablet to take one hour before the scheduled appointment. It will relax you before you reach the dentist’s office.

Do you feel like sedation dentistry will be a better option for you? Then contact us today for a consultation. We are here to help find the right sedation type and administration route for you!

Sedation dentistry isn’t just for people who are terrified of undergoing a dental procedure. It is also a desirable option for those looking for a way to relax during a painful dental session.

When it comes to sedation, however, a lot can go wrong. This is why our AAD and AACD-certified sedation dentistry is popular among dental patients in Alexandria.

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Alexandria Art of Dentistry
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