Dr. Abeyta offers two types of conscious sedation, oral sedation with anti-anxiety medication and nitrous oxide (laughing gas)
What is Conscious Sedation?
This type of sedation induces an altered state of consciousness that minimizes pain and discomfort through the use of pain relievers and sedatives. Patients, who receive conscious sedation usually are able to speak and respond to verbal cues throughout the procedure, communicating any discomfort they experience to the provider. A brief period of amnesia may erase any memory of the procedure.
The majority of dental patients have related that anxiety to have dental treatment is a primary reason to avoid visiting the dentist. Dr. Abeyta will consult with you regarding any concerns about treatment and if conscious sedation is right for you.