Is Sedation Dentistry Safe?
Posted by Dr. Reading on Aug 17 2021, 06:14 AM
Reading Pediatric Dentistry in West Jordan, UT offers the most effective dental treatments and procedures for the finest results.
Our mission is to provide a pleasant dental experience to every single patien, during every single visit.
Many of our patients are able to feel compfortable and relaxed while at our office, and we can care for their teeth without sedation options, but thanks to Sedation Dentistry we are also able to provide dental care and meet the dental needs of those who are young and need extensive treatment, have health concerns, or those who have dental anxiety of any sort.
What Is Sedation Dentistry?
Sedation dentistry involves sedating a patient before performing a dental treatment or procedure. The idea is to relieve patients of their dental anxiety or fear association with the dental procedure. Some of the most common types of Dental Sedatives include:
- Nitorus Oxide, also called “laughing gas”
- Oral Concious Sedation
- IV Sedation
Our different Sedation Dentistry methods allow us to provide the best possible dental experience for those who meet the need for it.
What Is the Purpose of Sedation Dentistry?
Sedation dentistry is appropriate for young children that have been diagnosed with extensive dental needs, children who suffer health concerns, or children who are nervous about getting dental work done.
Who is Eligible for Sedation Dentistry?
The determination the need for these forms of sedation is dependent on the amount of dental treatment, age, health, and cooperation of the child.
Dr. Reading will determine if your child is a candidate what type of sedation is best based on your child’s specific needs.
Learning more about sedation dentistry could help you help your child's dental needs. Consider scheduling a consultation with Dr. Reading and we’ll help you answer any questions and determine if sedation is ideal for your child.
Call us at (801) 282-6901 to schedule an appointment for the best dental care and experience.