Sedation dentistry is safe and effective, and could be the answer to getting the dental care you need if your fear has been stopping you. With sedation dentistry you can get the oral healthcare you need and you won’t even know that you are having the dental procedure.
We are pleased to announce that Kenmount Court Family Dental clinic is now offering nitrous oxide. This is an option for highly anxious patients who may otherwise avoid dentistry treatments. It is also used in helping patients remain calm and comfortable during oral surgeries such as removal of wisdom teeth, placement of dental implants, for long dental procedures, and patients with sensitive teeth or bad gag reflexes.
You’ll breathe nitrous oxide in through a small mask that covers your nose. It takes just a few minutes for you to notice the effects, which most describe the feeling as being relaxed, unconcerned, happy, and slightly numb. You will remain conscious and still be able to respond to verbal commands. We are able to adjust the dosage of the nitrous oxide gas to fit your needs. There are no long-lasting effects associated with nitrous oxide, and once the mask has been removed, the effects of nitrous oxide sedation will wear off quickly by simply inhaling and exhaling. You can safely drive after a dental appointment.
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