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33A Broadway – Unit 6

Orangeville, ON L9W 1J7

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Fri & Sat: 9am – 2pm
We work alternating Fridays and Saturdays. Please call to ensure availability during these days.

Looking for a Dental Office that Offers Sedation Dentistry in Orangeville, ON?

Dental anxiety or in other words, a fear of going to the dentist is as real for adults as it is for children. However, going to the dentist should never be so terrifying that it hinders your ability to maintain good oral hygiene. You deserve the best dental treatment with the utmost professional care, and a pain-free experience – this is why you should consider sedation dentistry.

What is sedation dentistry?

Sedation dentistry (also known as relaxation dentistry or comfort dentistry) consists of using different medications to help calm and relax patients before and during dental procedures. There are different levels of sedation that dentists can use:

  • Minimal Sedation: You are fully awake but well relaxed
  • Moderate Sedation: you are awake but you are unable to speak clearly. Additionally, you won’t remember what happened during the procedure
  • Deep Sedation: Implies that you are still awake to a certain degree
  • General Anesthesia: Complete unconsciousness

Types of Sedation

Inhaled Sedation

The patient breathes in Nitrous oxide, sometimes referred to as “Laughing gas”. The Nitrous Oxide is inhaled via a mask. It aids in calming the whole body, including the nerves.

Oral Sedation

This medication comes as a pill or liquid, and it’s taken an hour prior to any procedure. Oral sedation is suitable for needle shy patients. In addition, it is much easier to administer than other types of sedation. Oral sedation affects each individual differently based on their weight, age, genetics, and medications they are currently taking or have taken. Since it is swallowed, there is a delay from the time the medication is taken and when it takes effect. Almost all people respond well to oral sedation.

IV Sedation

IV means intravenous, therefore this sedation is injected directly into the patient’s bloodstream. The effects of IV Sedation are instant. Another benefit of IV Sedation is that it wears off fast and the dentist can control the sedation level more precisely. This also means that if the sedation wears off before the dental procedure ends, the dentist can increase the dosage to keep you sedated.

Prior to any procedure, your dentist will determine whether you need sedation or not. He or she will also decide what kind of sedative is suitable for you. Apart from all these types of sedatives, the dentist will still administer local anesthesia to numb the treatment area.

Whom is Sedation Dentistry Suitable for?

Sedation dentistry is suitable for patients who:

  • Cannot tolerate pain
  • Cannot sit on the dentist’s chair for long periods of time
  • Suffer from tooth sensitivity
  • Gag too quickly and easily
  • Need to undergo major dental surgery

Let us know if you need help

Our Orangeville Smiles Dentistry team will spare no effort to take care of you from the moment you call until the treatment is successfully completed. If you have a question or want to book an appointment, please call us today on (519) 941-1919.

Looking for dental treatment under sedation? Call our Orangeville dentist office on (519) 941-1919 to book your appointment.

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Root Canal Treatment

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Looking for dental treatment under sedation? Call our Orangeville dentist office on (519) 941-1919 to book your appointment.

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    A: 33A Broadway – Unit 6 Orangeville, ON L9W 1J7
    T: (519) 941-1919
    F: (519) 941-1920
    E: info@orangevillesmilesdentistry.com

    Monday11:00 AM — 7:00 PM
    Tuesday9:00 AM — 5:00 PM
    Wednesday9:00 AM — 5:00 PM
    Thursday11:00 AM — 7:00 PM
    Friday9:00 AM — 2:00 PM
    Saturday9:00 AM — 2:00 PM

    We work alternating Fridays and Saturdays. Please call to ensure availability during these days.