Frequently Asked Questions
Most frequent questions and answers
Sedation Dentistry involves the use of medications to help patients relax during dental procedures. Different levels of sedation, from mild to deep, can be utilized based on the patient’s anxiety level and the complexity of the procedure.
When administered by trained professionals, Sedation Dentistry is generally safe. Side effects are minimal and may include drowsiness, but these effects typically wear off shortly after the procedure.
The duration of the sedative effect varies based on the type of sedation used. After the procedure, patients may need some time to recover before resuming normal activities. Their team will provide specific post-sedation care instructions.
Preparations may include fasting before the procedure, arranging transportation to and from the appointment, and following any specific guidelines provided by their team. Detailed pre-procedure instructions will be provided during the consultation.