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Sedation Dentistry for Dental Anxiety

March 19, 2020
Posted By: Gasoline Alley Dental

At Gasoline Alley Dental, we understand dental anxiety and oral sensitivity. And it is always our goal to help those who are afraid to get the dentistry they need. It is our goal to help patients overcome their fears.

In our dental office, we take special care to make sure you feel relaxed before beginning your dental work. We also take the time to make sure the area your Red Deer County dentist will be working in is thoroughly numb.

However, if you need extra reassurance, we offer sedation dentistry in Red Deer County.

Sedation Dentistry for Your Comfort

Our dental professionals are always gentle, but if you require a little more, we offer sedation dentistry.

Options for sedation dentistry include nitrous oxide and oral sedation.

Nitrous oxide is a safe gas—often referred to as laughing gas. We deliver it through a small nasal mask. The results are relaxation and a mild dreamy feeling. You will be aware of your procedure, but it may seem far away and not of interest. This gas wears off at mask removal, meaning that you can drive home and enjoy the rest of your day.

Oral sedation is a pill taken an hour or more before your procedure. This medication means you can respond to your dentist, but you may not remember your procedure. This medication requires a ride to and from your dental appointment. We suggest not making any important decisions on the day of oral sedation. Following your procedure, you should go home and rest.

Before administering oral sedation, your dentist will make sure it is a good and safe option for you. This means taking a thorough health history. During sedation dentistry in Red Deer County, we monitor you throughout as well.

Contact Our Dental Team for Sedation Dentistry

If you would like to schedule an exam or learn more about sedation dentistry, contact a member of our team today.

We look forward to helping you get the dentistry you need in an anxiety-free setting.