Sedation Dentistry

Intravenous Sedation (“Twilight Sedation”)

At Modern Dental Group, we are committed to staying on the cutting-edge of the latest technology to ensure our patients receive the highest standard of dental care available. We utilize the most advanced sedation dentistry techniques to treat patients who are apprehensive about dental treatment, as well as for patients who do not have a lot of time to have their dental treatment completed over a series of appointments.

Dentistry while you sleep.

Sleep Dentistry makes it possible for cosmetic dentistry as well as other dental procedures to be performed in complete comfort, free of all treatment sensations such as pains, sounds and smells!

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What is sedation dentistry?

Sedation dentistry or sleep dentistry is the state-of-the-art technique for all comprehensive control of pain and anxiety in dentistry can play a dramatic role in the success of cosmetic dentistry! Comprehensive smile makeovers, full mouth reconstruction, and just about any dental procedure can be performed in the absolute minimum number of appointments.

How do you feel after sedation dentistry?

Patients awake from sedation dentistry feeling rested and without any negative memories of the dental procedure. Free from concerns over pain or discomfort, sedation dentistry patients overcome inhibitions and are able to get the treatment they need and the smile they have always wanted! If your afraid of the dentist and want to sleep through your dental procedures call us at Modern Dental Group today to make your sedation dentistry appointment.

We specialize in sedation dentistry.

Sedation dentistry is a specialty that provides the ultimate comfort during dental treatment. It is far more effective than”gas” or “pills”.

Sedation Dentistry for Apprehensive Patients

Sedation dentistry is commonly used for management of special patients, young children and the mentally and physically challenged. Our doctors are highly trained and skilled in the latest techniques of sedation dentistry to ensure our patients’ utmost safety while providing optimal dental care in a calming and comfortable atmosphere.
We use both psychological and pharmacological techniques to help control anxiety and pain that can be associated with dental treatments. Depending on the procedure being performed, local anesthetics, sedative drugs or general anesthesia may be used to offer relief from anxiety and pain.

Sedation Dentistry for Multiple Treatments

We have also found that sedation dentistry has offered an alternative for those with busy schedules. With sedation dentistry, treatments that normally may require several appointments to complete can now be done in as little as one visit. This is perfect for someone who does not have time for multiple visits.
Oral sedation is relatively risk-free. Using clinically proven, safe and effective sleeping aids and relaxers, we are able to perform a number of dental procedures all during one single visit, such as:

If you have a number of dental procedures that need to be completed and your apprehensive or just don’t have the time, then sedation dentistry might be the answer for you. Please view our What is Sedation Dentistry page for more information

IV Sedation in Dentistry

IV Sedation or Intravenous Sedation is a technique of providing analgesia (pain relief), during painful procedures in dentistry. It involves intravenous injection of a sedative, which makes a person drowsy and unaware of painful stimuli generated during the procedure or surgery.

General Anesthesia in Dentistry

In non-conscious sedation, mostly known as General Anesthesia, the patient is in a deep state of sleep, unconscious and unresponsive. While conscious sedation also provides some degree of amnesia, with general anesthesia the patient is completely unaware of what is happening and does not remember anything of the unpleasant dental procedures performed under GA.


Nitrous Oxide Sedation in Dentistry

Inhalation sedation, also known as nitrous oxide sedation, is historically the most widely used dental sedation technique by dentists. The patient breathes a mixture of nitrous oxide (N20) and oxygen through a nasal mask. The gas causes an euphoric effect (for this res is often referred as laughing gas) which not only relaxes the patient within a few seconds but also provides some analgesic effect.

Oral Sedation in Dentistry

Oral sedation is another popular method of dental relaxation, mainly due to the easiness of administration. The patient is given a sedative pill to take by the mouth the night before the appointment or/and few hours prior to the dental visit. By the time of the appointment, the patient is in a relaxed state and remains calm and free of anxiety during the procedure. Since the patient is already under the effect of the medication on his way to the dental office, for safety reasons someone else must drive him to