New Vistas for a Frightened Dental Patient: The Sedation Dentistry Pill
At SouthPointe Dental we understand the importance of making sure that you are able to enjoy your dental visits. For some, this might mean sedation dentistry in the form of a sedation dentistry pill, and that’s okay. Sedation dentistry is a safe, effective way to make sure you can get the dental care you need and deserve. In our article, we’ll cover:
- Our Method – The Sedation Dentistry Pill: Does oral sedation really work?
- Limitations of the Sedation Dentistry Pill: How long does sedation last?
An amazing new development has occurred in the past five years that helps greatly with maintaining comfort during dental procedures; this is known as the sedation dentistry pill.
In many places, it is being marketed as “sleep dentistry,” which is really not accurate. When using the sedation dentistry pill Triazolam, we are able to safely relax any person to the point where they have no problem tolerating any of the treatment that needs accomplished; often we do this in a single dose of the sedation dentistry pill.
What medicine is used for sedation dentistry?
Triazolam is one of the safest drugs on the market for sedation dentistry. Although is has been sold as a sleeping pill, it has a very good one-time effect. Many patients are awake through their entire dental procedure, but remain calm and relaxed as they couldn’t have without the sedation dentistry pill. On return to our office, patients report that they slept very well during part of the day after their treatment; more so, they do not recall much about their experience in the chair!
Today, using modern dentistry, patients shouldn’t experience any significant discomfort during the process of their dental work. However, if a patient suffered severe trauma as a child when visiting the dentist, it is almost impossible to shake off his or her fear of visiting us. The sedation dentistry pill has a fantastic affect on people such as these. The limitations that go along with the sedation dentistry pill are these: being limited for the rest of the day, and not being able to drive or do anything else that requires complete awareness. Regardless, most people wish to sleep for four to five hours after treatment anyway.
If you know any person who has significant dental concerns, and may be too afraid to take care of them, have them call us. Our gentle dentists are more than happy to explain sedation dentistry and the sedation dentistry pill. It is truly an amazing answer to the long-standing problem of dental fear. Just search for a “dentist near me” or “oral sedation dentistry near me, ” we’d be truly honored to help!
Wishing you health and happiness,
The information on this page was written by Dr. Sydney Joyce.
This gentle Lincoln, NE dentists says: “For the past years, I have been extremely privileged to be part of this great profession, which I have only grown to love more with each passing year. There is nothing more rewarding than teaching and helping my patients care for their smiles and helping them to be healthier overall. Quality dental care is my number one goal, but I also feel that patients deserve personalized care where they are given their options for treatment and can help decide what course they would like to take. While providing excellent dental care for you, I want your dental experience to be comfortable and positive.”
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