Oral Conscious Sedation
Do you experience anxiety when you are thinking about having any necessary dental work? Then oral conscious sedation may just be for you!
Using safe medications prior to and during your appointment can help make your appointment a very comfortable experience and make dental anxiety a thing of the past. Some individuals experience debilitating fear when considering going to the dentist. Sedation dentistry allows us to treat patients who suffer from this but would still like to retain healthy oral habits.
Sedation Dentistry in Marco Island
Oral conscious, or sedation dentistry allows us to use medication that helps our patients relax before, during, and after dental procedures. There are two levels of sedation that are typically provided to our patients. Minimal sedation, which is a simple relaxer. Moderate (conscious) sedation, wherein you won't recall much of the procedure and you may slur your words. Alongside your required sedation, local anesthetic is typcally required for most procedures prevent any discomfort.
Considering Oral Sedation
Dental sedation is most typical for people who suffer from significant fear or anxiety that prevents them from visiting the dentist, however it may also be applicable to people who suffer from the following:
- Suffer from a low pain threshold
- Fidgit or squirm while in the dentist's chair
- Have a sensitive gag reflex
- Need a large amount of dental work completed
Dental sedation has allowed many people to get the dental care they need that they otherwise would not have received for fear of the dentist. Our dentists are trained to administer and monitor sedation. We are determined to help every patient become as comfortable and relaxed as possible using established methods and protocols. Oral sedation allows us to effectively treat a growing number of patients who previously would not have visited the dentist and would have likely subsequently suffered from neglecting to do so.
Contact Island Tower Dentistry
Dr. Schulze, Dr. Perez, and their qualified team including dental hygienists and dental assistants are ready to assist you with all your dental needs. To contact Island Tower Dentistry regarding a dental concern or to make an appointment, call the office phone number at 239-394-1004. Island Tower Dentistry is conveniently located at 606 Bald Eagle Drive Suite 200, Marco Island, Florida 34145.