Oral Conscious Sedation

Oral Conscious Sedation

Oral conscious sedation is a safe and commonly used method to help patients relax during dental procedures. It involves the administration of medication in the form of pills or liquid, which induces a state of relaxation and drowsiness while allowing our patients to remain conscious and responsive throughout the treatment. This type of sedation is beneficial for individuals with dental anxiety, phobias, or those undergoing complex or lengthy procedures. The medication used in oral conscious sedation offers a calming effect and reduces feelings of apprehension. While our patients remain conscious, they might feel drowsy and relaxed, often with little to no memory of the procedure afterward. Our dental professionals closely monitor the patient’s vital signs throughout the treatment, ensuring safety and comfort. Oral conscious sedation is an excellent option to alleviate anxiety and create a more comfortable and stress-free dental experience for many patients.

  • Is oral conscious sedation safe for children?

    Oral conscious sedation, when administered by trained pediatric dentists following established guidelines and dosage protocols, is considered safe for children. The medications used are carefully selected based on the child’s age, weight, and medical history. Our dental professionals closely monitor the child’s vital signs throughout the procedure to ensure their safety.

  • How will my child react during and after the sedation?

    During oral conscious sedation, your child will likely feel drowsy and relaxed, which may vary in intensity based on individual responses to the medication. They will remain conscious and responsive, though they might have little to no memory of the procedure afterward. After the treatment, the sedative effects gradually wear off, and your child may feel sleepy or groggy for a short period. It’s essential to follow the post-sedation care instructions provided by the dentist to ensure a smooth recovery.

More Questions?

If you have more questions about dental sedation and the procedures used by Victor Smiles, please contact our office and we will be happy to discuss further. You can also request an appointment or see our other services using the links below.

Victor Smiles

7249 Route 96
Victor, NY 14564
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Monday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Pediatrics)
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Orthodontics)
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Pediatrics)

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