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Sedation Dentistry: Will I be “unconscious”?

“For my oral surgery procedure, just knock me out and wake me when it’s over.” This is a common sentiment among patients who are preparing for most dental procedures, especially oral surgery. The feeling is understandable since nervousness and apprehension can make a dental experience extremely stressful. Choosing to be ‘knocked out’ or sedated often […]

Preparing for IV Sedation or Anesthesia

To achieve maximum comfort during an oral surgery procedure, many patients opt for intravenous (IV) sedation or general anesthesia. IVs have a nearly instantaneous effect, and you’ll have no recollection of the procedure after it is complete. When your sedation dentist uses IV sedation, the anti-anxiety medication that relaxes you (or puts you to sleep, […]

Wisdom teeth removal: Is sedation an option?

It’s important for patients to have their wisdom teeth removed in their late teens or early twenties to avoid a host of complications that may arise from leaving the wisdom teeth in place. Nonetheless, the prospect of having the wisdom teeth removed can instigate significant anxiety among some patients. To alleviate their fears, many patients […]