Dental anxiety keeps countless people in the Beverly Hills, CA area from receiving essential treatments, from tooth extraction to dental implants, necessary for oral health and overall wellbeing. The team at Dental Health and Wellness Beverly Hills offers the relaxing option of IV sedation dentistry to resolve this problem.
Understanding conscious sedation
Many people confuse IV sedation with general anesthesia, but there
are major differences. While both types of medication are administered
into a vein, IV sedation used in dentistry is a form of conscious
sedation. You are not “knocked out” (although some patients doze off),
but rather in a calm, comfortable semi-awake state. With this safe
sedation method, no breathing tube is necessary. Your vital signs are
monitored, and we do not leave you alone while under the effect of the
drug. You can signal the dental team and respond to verbal cues. You
likely have little or no memory of the procedure when the medication
wears off in a few hours. There is residual grogginess, though, so a
ride home from the appointment is necessary.
When is IV sedation recommended?
IV conscious sedation can be adjusted continually, to maintain your comfort throughout treatment. This makes it ideal for:
- Oral surgeries – extractions, bone grafting, and dental implant placement.
- Multiple or extensive procedures. You can have them completed in one visit, rather than several appointments.
- Efficiency. Nervous patients sometimes “fight” the dentist by
tensing up unconsciously. IV sedation allows the doctor to work quickly
- Comfort and healing. Since both body and mind relax with IV
sedation, there is less chance of a sore jaw or stiff back from tension.
Sedation also reduces trauma and fosters speedier healing of soft and
- Any treatment that triggers anxiety.
For qualified sedation dentistry services, contact Dental Health and Wellness Beverly Hills at (310) 692-7855.
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