Sedation Dentistry, or IV Sedation Dentistry, offers the opportunity for people with dental phobias and other special needs patients to undergo dental procedures when they are completely relaxed. During IV sedation, you can breathe on your own, but so calmly that you probably won't remember anything about the procedure itself
While every Alexandria dentist offering sedation dentistry may have have slightly different processes and processes in general, here's what you can expect from sedation dentistry. Although there are different methods of sedation dentistry, intravenous sedation uses drugs that are given via an intravenous solution to relax the patient completely.
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These drugs are strong and can react with some prescription drugs. They are also not suitable for everyone. You should make an appointment with the dentist you are considering giving IV sedatives, and during the appointment, detail any medical conditions, prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, herbs, or supplements you are taking.
Although herbs and vitamins appear to be harmless, many of them can interact with medications, including sedatives. The dentist and/or anesthetist need to know all of these facts before your actual guarantee appointment.
If you are delaying wisdom tooth extraction, checking a sore tooth, or even making regular appointments, IV sedation dentistry may be a good option for you.
Please contact your dentist or doctor if you have any questions about sedation dentistry. This information should not and cannot replace the advice of your GP or dentist.