Some people are nervous about coming in for a dental appointment, which can cause them to avoid regular check-ups and treatment procedures. Without these checkups, problems can develop that could have been easily avoided.
It’s our job to make your dental health a top priority, so we offer options for Markham sedation dentistry that will let us take care of you without adding extra anxiety to your visit.
We offer two different kinds of sedation dentistry and can help you find the option best suited for you and your situation ...
Oral Sedation is a peaceful alternative for patients who experience fear or anxiety when confronted with a dental appointment. Oral sedation (usually in the form of anti-anxiety or "happy pills") is prescribed for relieving anxiety in the hours immediately before a dental appointment. It also makes lengthy appointments or successive procedures more comfortable.
Nitrous oxide induces a euphoric feeling through inhalation. After about five minutes of breathing in the gas, patients experience a warm, relaxing feeling spread throughout your body. The signs and symptoms that most patients experience when receiving nitrous oxide and oxygen include an initial feeling of light-headedness, which gradually leads to an all-over feeling of warmth. They are still aware, but feel completely relaxed.