If you are suffer from dental anxiety that keeps you from visiting a dentist, avoiding the dentist often leads to undiagnosed dental problems which, over time, become more significant and require invasive treatment. At Clear Lake City Dentistry, we offer Sedation Dentistry to meet the unique needs of our anxious, fearful, or busy patients, because your comfort and peace of mind are our first concern.
We use the latest sedation techniques including anti-anxiety medication, oral conscious sedation, and IV sedation.
What is IV Sedation?
This type of sedation is delivered intravenously and works instantly. An advantage to IV sedation is that we can adjust the levels continually.
For some patients, IV sedation wears off almost immediately after administration is stopped. For Others, they can feel its effects for a few hours after their appointment is over. Patient shouldn't drive or operating machinery for 24 hours afterward.
Are you a Candidate for IV Sedation?
Sedation is a great option for you if you have :
No matter what your situation, we can help you turn back the hands of times. For broken teeth, to root canals, and pain elimination, sedation dentistry can help you regain your health.
You are not the only one who faces anxiety at just the thought of going to the dentist. Fortunately, sedation dentistry leaves you relaxed and allows the dentists to accomplish multiple procedures.
Most people are hesitant about going to the dentist because of negative past experience. Sedation has an amnesic effect, meaning you'll remember very little of your visit and the time will just seem to fly by. When your treatment is over, your companion will take you home and you'll be amazed that the appointment is already over.
We will work with you to maximize your insurance benefits and make convenient financial arrangements.
Take the first step is to make your appointment.
We will gather information regarding your health and discuss what your goals are. X-rays will be taken and a complete treatment is presented.
In this Pre-Op appointment, we take all your vital signs, answer questions and fill out paperwork. Financial is arranged. You will be given instruction before your appointment to guarantee you are at ease upon arrival.
Your companion will bring you to the office. Our sedation team will escort you to the operation room. We will complete all your paper works, and record your vital signs and answer any additional questions. You will also be given Post-op instructions prior to medication is given.
Your companion will take you home and stay with you until you are completely recovered.
Most patients feel no discomfort or residual effects the next day. You can now regain your confidence and have the smile you've always wanted.