The best candidates for Sedation dental procedures are individuals who suffer from dental phobia, dental anxiety,poor gag reflex, or simply want to be relaxed. Other good candidate are patients with medical conditions that make it difficult to keep still for a period of time. Sedation services that are provided by Dr. Z, will help to reduce fear and nervousness. During the sedation dentistry procedures you will feel any discomfort or pain.
Dr. Z. provides the following Sedation Dentistry Levels:
Nitrous Oxide (laughing gas)
We offer nitrous oxide to patients that need to be relaxed and slight sleepy. Combination of both Nitrous oxide and oxygen is mixed and administered by a special nose mask with different flavors.
Oral Sedation (a pill)
This is the most common solution for patients that have moderate anxiety and fear of dentist. This method is cost effective and it is typically prescribed by either Halcion or Versed medication.
IV dental sedation in administered directly into blood stream by our site certified anesthesiologist. One of the greatest advantages of IV sedation is that deeper state of relaxation and several treatments can be done in one visit.
If you are afraid of the dentist then we can help and we look forward to hearing from you! To find out more about our dentists, general & family dentistry, or the other dentistry services we provide, please call our walnut creek dental office at 925.939.9177 or email us.