What Is Sedation Dentistry?

Many people avoid seeing a dentist and getting necessary dental care because they are afraid of going to the dentist. Getting a dental procedure does not have to be uncomfortable. If you are nervous about your needed procedure, we can explore options for sedation dentistry with you. Watch this video by our Calgary dentist Dr. Arash Ravanbakhsh to learn more.

Sedation dentistry is dentistry that’s performed while the patient is under some sort of sedative. There are various types of sedation that are offered to patients. There’s Nitro sedation, which is the gas that you inhale, there’s oral sedation, which is a pill that you take, IV sedation, which sends the sedation drugs into your system, and general sedation, which is being put completely to sleep.

In this clinic, we can do nitrous sedation and oral sedation based on what the appropriate choice is for you. These sedation options are conscious sedation, so you are awake. People just feel a little bit more relaxed while the procedure is being done.

You do not have to go without the dental care that you need. We have options for those who are afraid of the pain of dental work. If you or a loved one needs an incoming dental procedure, please give us a call to set up a consultation to talk about sedation dentistry.