Here at Southwoods Smile Squad, we are proud to offer sedation to give our patients a stress-free visit.
Conscious sedation is commonly used and we use it on children who are really afraid of the dentist. It is also helpful for young children who won’t sit still and children with special needs.
When we use conscious sedation, your child will be very sleepy. Some children even fall asleep, but they will not lose consciousness.
We use a variety of medications for conscious sedation. After discussing your child with you, we will determine which medication (or a mixture of medications) will work best for your child. This will depend on your child and what procedure we are doing.
Many children suffer from dental anxiety, feeling extreme fear that keeps them from attending dental visits. We want all patients to receive excellent dental care despite their dental anxiety. To this end, we offer in-house IV sedation dentistry from an anesthesiologist to ensure the comfort of our patients. We work with Dr. Roldowski, who partners with us to provide the safest, most expert care possible. If your child fears going to the dentist, call us today to learn more about intravenous “IV” sedation