What is Oral Sedation?

Oral sedation involves taking a small amount of medicine prior to your dental procedure. The medicine is designed to relax and calm you down enough for the work to be done. This sedative option is ideal for individuals who are typically nervous when coming in for different treatments. We will administer the medication in the office.

Why would Oral Sedation be needed?

There are several reasons for why your child might benefit from oral sedation. First, we may recommend this option if your child tends to be nervous or scared when coming to the office to have treatment done. Your child might benefit from oral sedation if they have trouble sitting still for the appointment or need help staying calm and relaxed. This type of sedation of sedation is safe and can be very effective.

Who is a candidate for Oral Sedation?

Prior to offering any type of sedation, we will carefully review all of your child's health and medical history. We will then recommend the sedative that is right for your child and their needs. Most patients coming into our office can benefit from oral sedation, and we'll discuss how it should be taken in order for it to work properly.

What happens during Oral Sedation?

The oral sedation process begins by offering you a small amount of medication in liquid form. We will administer the medication at the beginning of your appointment.

If you think you might benefit from oral sedation, call our office today and our friendly staff members will be more than happy to answer all of your questions.