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Sedation Dentistry

Is it right for you?

People choose sedation dentistry for many reasons. More often than not, it’s because they have a fear of the dentist.

Oral conscious sedation drugs allow you to feel more comfortable and relaxed during your dental visit. You will feel drowsy and completely relaxed. Your memory, anxiety levels, and perception of pain will be greatly reduced, putting you at ease. Most of our patient don’t even remember anything that happened from the time the sedation started until the time they leave the office.

Frequently asked questions

Who is it for?

Oral conscious sedation is for any reasonably healthy person, including:

  • People who are afraid of the dentist
  • People who have a sensitive gag reflex
  • People who have difficulty getting numb
  • People who undergo long dental procedures

What happens the night before?

We know that sometimes the anxiety you feel before the appointment is just as debilitating. That’s why you will receive your first sedative the night before the procedure so you can get a goo0d night’s sleep.

Before you arrive

First things first, make sure that you have someone to bring you to and from your appointment. The sedation process will begin before you leave for your treatment so that by the time you arrive at our office, you will already be in a very relaxed state.

Will I be totally out of it?

You will be able to hear Dr. Truong talk too you throughout your appointment, and you will be able to follow any instructions that you may be given.

What happens when you're all done?

When your procedure is finished, Dr. Truong will gently let you know and lead you to the waiting room. From there, your family member or friend will get you home safely. Most people don’t experience any side effects, however, you may be drowsy for the rest of the day, we recommend that you don’t operate any heavy machinery and take the day off from work and childcare.

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A total relief

“She’s been totally relieved of the burden she’s been experiencing for years.”

Dental phobia is very real

“We start the process the night before the visit so they can get a good night’s sleep and not be worrying all night.”

You don’t have to have a phobia for sedation

Oral conscious sedation isn’t just for people who have a dental phobia.

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