Dental treatment with sedation
Dental treatment under sedation provides a safe, effective way to help you overcome your fears of dental treatment, which often stems from previous bad experiences of dental care. Patients with an increased gag reflex often struggle with dental treatment, making them anxious and treatment difficult. Dental sedation can help these patients overcome this, making treatment easier and more successful for them.
As a dental practice with a multi-disciplinary referral team and on-site laboratory, we are able to carry out most dental procedures under sedation. Where required, we have the luxury of combining expertise in several fields under one roof and bringing multiple clinicians from our team into one appointment. This allows them to concentrate on keeping you safely and effectively sedated, whilst others perform more complex treatment.
Dedicated sedation team
Our dedicated sedation team has years of experience in providing dental care using sedation and provides safe, effective care to patients both on self-referral and on referral from their own dental practitioners. Whilst may dental practices and dentists offer sedation, our sedation team do it on a daily basis working part-time in hospital including the RD&E and part-time with us. We are proud to have such amazing people as part of our dedicated referral team and to be reassured by the fact they are doing it all the time.
Where do I start and am I suitable
‘Am I suitable’ is a question we often get asked. Whilst in most cases the answer is ‘yes’, we don’t just assume this, much in the same way as you will see a team for a ‘pre-op’ assessment before you go into hospital for an operation. This is to ensure that you are treated safely and that you understand the procedures, risks/benefit and alternative options. Sedation for dental treatment is no different and begins with a thorough pre-operative assessment of both you and your teeth. This gives us the opportunity to listen to you, to get to know you, to discuss your options and most importantly for you to tell us your concerns and to ask us questions. Once the pre-operative assessment is complete and you are happy, our team will then arrange your appointment to begin treatment.