Sedation Dentistry in Guelph
Sedation offers a solution to the stress and anxiety that come with dental treatments. We offer a variety of options available, including oral sedation and IV sedation that helps you feel relaxed and comfortable during your treatments.
What is sedation in dentistry?
Sedation in the simplest form means sedating patients helping them relax and feel less anxious. It reduces the anxiety and also discomfort associated with dental treatments. A wide range of procedures uses sedation including extractions, crowns, bridges, root canals, teeth cleanings and more.
Will my insurance cover the cost of sedation?
It depends on the specific details of your insurance plan. It’s best to contact your insurance provider and give them a call. It can depend on many different factors such as the deductible amount, the type of sedation or the type of procedure. You can consult your insurance provider to get accurate information.
What types of sedation options are available for dental procedures?
There are various levels of sedation options, each with a varying degree of intensity. The dentist can choose the appropriate option depending on your anxiety and stress levels.
- Nitrous Oxide: It is often referred to as laughing gas and is inhaled through a mask. Generally speaking, it is a milder form of sedation. You are generally able to drive them home after the treatment is complete.
- Oral Sedation: It is often consumed in the form of a pill and It is a moderate form of sedation. It’s not as mild as nitrous oxide and you may need a ride home after the treatment.
- IV Sedation: It is administered through a vein and is a moderate to a deep form of sedation. Generally speaking, it’s not as mild as nitrous oxide and you will need a ride home after the procedure.
- General Anesthesia: This is a serious form of sedation and patients are put in a deep sleep, it is administered by an anesthesiologist. It is generally used for more invasive or longer procedures.
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If you are looking for a dentist in Guelph, look no further. We always welcome new patients of all ages. You can book a dental consultation with our team today to get started. We look forward to seeing you!