I.V. Sedation Dentistry is able to reach out and provide
needed dental care to those who otherwise would not receive
is Sedation Dentistry?
Sedation Dentistry bridges the gap between new technology
and patient comfort. After an initial consultation, your Sedation
Dentistry appointment will be scheduled. Even though you are
not technically asleep, our patients describe the experience
as seeming to be asleep. You will have little or no memory
of the appointment. You will not even remember any sounds
With Sedation Dentistry, you will find that your treatment
is performed more comfortably than you might ever have thought
possible. You will be drowsy and unaware of the time passing
by. During the entire appointment you will be monitored continually
by our specially trained team of professionals.
I a Good Candidate for Sedation Dentistry?
Sedation Dentistry is especially useful for adult patients
- Have high anxiety about dental visits
- Have had traumatic dental experiences in the past
- Have difficulty getting numb
- Have a strong gag reflex
- Have TMJ troubles and cannot open their mouth for extended
- Have sensitive teeth
- Hate the noises and/or smells associated with dental care
- Simply do not have the time for multiple visits
Dr. Kopczyk, Dr. Vieth, or Dr. Majors will schedule a consultation appointment first to answer
any questions and screen for any medical reasons you
may not be eligible for Sedation Dentistry.
I be unconscious?
No, you will be very relaxed, but you will be
able to respond. You will probably not, however,
remember any of your visit.
my companion have to stay at the office?
Your companion must drive you to our office for
your appointment and return you home afterwards.
During the actual procedure, your companion is
free to stay, or leave and come back to pick you
up at the end of the procedure.
I feel anything?
No, you will feel no discomfort.
long will I be sedated?
You will be sedated for 2 to 8 hours, depending
on your dental care needs.