Oral Sedation & IV Sedation in Edson
Sedation Dentistry in Edson
Does the thought of visiting the dental clinic cause you to delay scheduling an appointment? Are you someone who struggles with the sights and sounds in a dental office? If you are delaying a trip to the dentist due to fear, or a traumatic previous experience, call us, talk to us. There are options to make seeing the dentist more comfortable, now anyone can see the dentist with sedation dentistry at Yellowhead Dental Centre in Edson.
Let Our Experience Be Your Guide
There is a more comfortable, low stress way to have dental work done. With access to oral medications and IV sedation, fearful patients can now have their dental needs addressed in a relaxed environment. We encourage you to take that important first step, let us help you change your mind about a visit to the dentist, give us a call to book an appointment.
Are you a candidate for sedation dentistry? If you:
- Previously had an unpleasant dental experience
- Find that local anesthetic (freezing) does not work for you
- Have very sensitive teeth
- Are in need of extensive dental work, but would like to complete treatment with minimal visits
- Dislike injections and fear needles
- Struggle to overcome the noise, smell, and taste associated with dental care,
If you have one or more of the symptoms above, please contact us to discuss your options today!
Relief for Dental Anxiety
Reduce Your Fear of the Dentist
Is Sedation Right For You?
Who should not consider sedation dentistry?
While there are options considered safe for reducing anxiety for most patients, there are certain conditions and medications that could pose health risks to some individuals. If any of the following apply to you:
- Nursing mother
- Acute narrow angle glaucoma
- Allergy or sensitivity to benzodiazepine medications
- Significant respiratory problems, severe asthma or emphysema
- Some medical conditions
- Prescribed MAO inhibitors
Sedation dentistry may not be for everyone, but it can certainly help someone. Contact Yellowhead Dental Centre today to learn more about sedation dentistry in Edson. All dental services performed by a general dentist.
Steps For Sedation Treatments
1. Book Your Initial Appointment
We are here to answer all your questions and aim to provide a relaxed and comfortable experience when you visit our office.
2. The First Visit
We look forward to meeting and greeting each new patient and getting to know you to ensure that the procedure is structured around what is comfortable for you. You will meet with your dentist and discuss a treatment plan. If sedation will be required to complete your dental treatment, we will discuss the options with you and come to an agreement on the best option. We will provide you with pre-operative instructions to make sure you are fully prepared for your next appointment and book further visits around your busy lifestyle. We have families too!
2. The Day of Sedation Treatment
A responsible adult must accompany you to and from our office the day of your appointment, you will not be permitted to drive following treatment that day. Your comfort and safety are our number one priority from the moment you walk through our doors.
4. Heading Home
Because sedation dentistry has lingering effects on your alertness, an escort will be necessary to drive you safely home post treatment. Any special instructions or medications will be sent with your driver to ensure that you have someone who can clearly explain and supervise your recovery process.