Each year thousands of people avoid going to the dentist out of fear of experiencing pain in the dental chair. Fear of pain is the number one cause of dental anxiety in children. In addition to local anaesthetic, there are a number of safe and effective Solutions available at your dental office to relieve Dental anxiety. World Dental Clinic offers painless dentistry with our safe sedation treatment, including Thornhill sedation dentistry for kids.
What is sedation dentistry?
Sedation dentistry is the use of sedatives during Dental treatments to relieve dental anxiety. Dr. Many – World Dental is highly experienced in administering Dental sedatives, including the most common and safe sedation therapy, nitrous oxide. Commonly known as Laughing Gas, nitrous oxide is safe for people of all ages. If every trip to the dentist is an ordeal because of your child’s fear of the dentist,
In addition to conscious sedation dentistry options like nitrous oxide, deeper sedation therapy is also available for those with severe Dental anxiety or those who are undergoing an invasive dental treatment.
Types of sedation therapy available include:
- Minimal inhaled sedation. Nitrous oxide is combined with oxygen in inhaled through a mask placed over the nose.
- Oral sedation. Oral sedative drugs May range from mild to moderate. Some oral sedatives may make you drowsy but still conscious while other may make you fall asleep during the entire procedure.
- IV sedation. Moderate or deep sedation and general anesthesia are administered through an IV. If general anesthesia is needed, you will be unconscious and and can only be awakened once the medication has worn off.
Dr. Many and her staff offer a variety of sedation dentistry options to ensure each patient has a solution that fits their needs. If you are looking for a Thornhill dentist that offers painless Dental experiences, look no further then World Dental Clinic. To learn more about sedation dentistry or to request an appointment, please contact our friendly office staff.