Sedation Dentistry- No More Fearing the Dentist Chair.

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Sedation dentistry is meant for patients who are too scared to visit a dentist, even for the simplest of procedures such as cleaning. To remove the fear and anxiety, and to put the patient at ease, different sedation procedures are performed so that the actual dental treatment could be performed without any difficulty. Sandalwood Smiles is the renowned dental clinic in Brampton that makes use of this technique to perfection.

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Sedation Dentistry- No More Fearing the Dentist Chair. Have you ever experienced severe anxiety at the mere thought of visiting a dentist So much so that you’ll let your teeth rot rather than getting them fixed by a dentist. If that’s you then sedation dentistry is at your rescue. Sedation dentistry is meant for patients who are too scared to visit a dentist even for the simplest of procedures such as cleaning. To remove the fear and anxiety and to put the patient at ease different sedation procedures are performed so that the actual dental treatment could be performed without any difficulty. Sandalwood Smiles is the renowned dental clinic in Brampton that makes use of this technique to perfection. Who all can benefit from it Mostly it’s for patients with low pain threshold. That can be due to various factors age highly sensitive teeth etc. Patients with a heightened gag reflex and an anxiety disorder can also benefit from this technique. How it’s administered There are different modes of administration the most common one being the oral route of administration. Sedatives that are administered orally include Halcion. Apart from that sedation through inhalation is possible by using Nitrous Oxide mixed with Oxygen administered through a mask. This type of sedation ranges from minimal to moderate. Moderate to deep sedation is administered in severe cases. Moderate sedation can be administered through IV. Deep sedation just like general anesthesia makes the patient almost or totally unconscious enabling major dental procedures.

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Apart from that local anesthesia is given at the site of treatment. Precautions Even though sedation dentistry has made the visit to a dentist much convenient it comes with certain precautions. Patient should discuss elaborately any prior medical condition they might be having. Patients with obstructive sleep apnea and obesity should report their condition and talk to their dentist before going for general anesthesia or moderate sedations. Precautions to be taken on the part of patient include: • Make sure your dentist is certified to administer the type of sedation you are getting. There are different certifications that qualifies a dentist to administer minimal moderate and deep sedations. • Make sure your dentist records your medical history. Give an honest account of your past medical illnesses and the treatment you underwent for the same. Maintain a record of the medications you underwent during your past treatments. If you are currently taking any medications especially anti-depressants tell your dentist about it before going for sedation. • It’s okay to ask your dentist the type of sedation he/she is using the name of the sedatives the appropriate dosage and the risk factors of the same. Ensure that your dental care provider gives you a detailed list of precautions and risk factors. Your dental treatment will be a breeze with sedation dentistry if you keep in mind the necessary precautions that are mentioned above. To get the best results visit Sandalwood Smiles Dentistry the best dental care providers in Brampton.

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