Many patients fear the dentist. It is our goal at SofTouch Dental, to make your visits comfortable and pleasant.
You are a good Candidate for Sedation if you have any of the following:
If you hate the noises, smells and tastes associated with dental care and offices and you can’t block them out, then you may want to experience "twilight sleep" while we do the work.
Recent research has indicated that the number-one reason adults postpone needed dental care was fear! That's right, not time, not money, but fear! Yet dental decay and periodontal disease do not make exceptions!
Sedation dentistry has several forms, so let's get these straight first.
Conscious sedation involves the use of laughing gas.
Oral sedation involves taking a pill to help control anxiety.
You will feel almost nothing.
Depending on your needs, from 2-6 hours. You will rest for 3-4 hours when you get home also, most likely.
Yes, due to the sedative effects of the medication, you will need someone to drive you to our office and home again.
Yes, one of our team is always with you and your vital signs are constantly monitored during the entire visit. You are never alone.
For more information about sedation dentistry, give us a call today at (407) 602-3502.