At Columbine Creek Dentistry, as much as possible, we want our patients to feel welcome and at ease during their appointments. However, we also understand that sometimes, this is easier said than done. So, to make it work, we offer several sedation dentistry options like nitrous oxide, IV sedation, and lastly oral sedation. For everyone to know about these services, let us discuss by starting with oral sedation.
As its name suggests, this particular sedation option is provided in the form of a pill that is usually taken an hour before the scheduled dental procedure. This timeframe is to make sure that the medication provided is already in effect as the dentist work their magic. At our practice, the type of oral medicine we offer are sure to make patients feel deeply relaxed while staying conscious.
Curious about the advantages this particular type of sedative can offer? Read on below!
Patients who fear needles can rest easily since there is no need for the dentist to use this medium when administering the sedative.
Depending on the type of medication used, it is even possible for people not to remember anything that took place during the whole dental procedure.
Patients who are worried about not being in control are assured that they can stay in control and responsive even under the effects of oral sedation.
This particular type of sedation dentistry is ideal for people who have mild to moderate dental anxiety.
Patients can simply take the medicine given by the dentist; then once it has taken effect, the dentist can perform the scheduled appointment.
Patients who prefer low costing options can consider oral sedation.
Those who are planning to avail of oral sedation are assured that aside from being effective, it is also safe to use. Besides, dental professionals monitor the state of the patient all throughout.