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Facts About Nitrous Sedation

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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  Sedation Dentistry refers to the use of sedation during dental treatment. Sedation is most commonly used during extensive procedures. Dentistry has been around for over 100 years, and has continued to evolve over the last 40 years as more options are made available to patients. In order to perform sedation, dentists are required to […]

Painless With Nitrous Oxide

Saturday, May 4, 2013

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   Nitrous oxide is an anaesthetic gas. It can be given to your child to breath during a procedure to help reduce any discomfort they have and to help them to feel calm. It has been safely used for patients of many ages in dental clinics, during child birth and in Emergency Departments for several […]

Pain Free With Sedation Dentistry

Friday, May 3, 2013

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Millions of people avoid the dentist. Some had traumatic experiences as children. Others suffered pain as adults that they prefer not to have any treatment. Sedation dentistry uses medication to help patients relax during dental procedures. It’s sometimes referred to as “sleep dentistry,” although that’s not entirely accurate. Patients are usually awake with the exception […]

IV Sedation Is Very Safe And Effective

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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  What is IV Sedation? When a drug, usually of the anti-anxiety variety, is administered into the blood system during dental treatment, this is referred to as Intravenous Conscious Sedation (aka “IV sedation”). Conscious sedation is sometimes (incorrectly) referred to as “twilight sleep” or “sleep dentistry”. A lot of dental offices use terms such as […]