Worried about visiting the dentist? Try dental sedation.
If you experience fear or anxiety about going to the dentist, you’re not alone. The stress many people fear about dental visits is natural, but it doesn’t have to be a part of your life anymore. At Midfield Dental clinic, we offer various forms of sedation to make your dentist experience as calm, pain-free and comfortable as possible. Talk to us about your concerns about visiting the dentist, and we’ll help you find the dental sedation method that’s right for you. We offer deep sedation and conscious sedation — whatever form of dental sedation you choose, our professionals here at Midfield Dental in Birmingham, Alabama have the experience to make sure your procedure is safe and your every dentist visit is a good one.
Conscious sedation is a common choice, both for patients undergoing oral surgery and for those whose anxiety and fear can make going to the dentist difficult. We help patients achieve conscious sedation with medication, a pill that makes the dental procedure go smoothly and easily for each patient even when the patient does not fully lose consciousness. We also offer nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, for patients who choose it. Looking for conscious sedation in Birmingham, Alabama? We have qualified specialists who will make your dental experience pleasant and calm.
What is IV Sedation and how does it work?
Deep sedation is the right choice for many of our patients, especially those undergoing intensive in-house oral surgery. This intravenous sedation, or IV sedation, is full sedation that allows patients to undergo procedures while unconscious. Looking for experienced intravenous sedation specialists in Birmingham, Alabama? Midfield Dental is the right choice
Who is candidate for sedation?
- have high levels of fear
- have had traumatic dental experiences.
- have difficulty getting numb.
- have a bad gag reflex.
- have complex dental problems.
- hate needles and shots.
- hate noises, smells and tastes associated with dental care.
- are afraid and embarrassed about their teeth.
After IV Sedation:
- Have your escort take you home and rest for the remainder of the day.
- Have an adult stay with you until you’re fully alert.
- Don’t perform any strenuous or hazardous activities and don’t drive a motor vehicle for the rest of the day.
- Don’t eat a heavy meal immediately. If you’re hungry, eat something light, like liquids and toast.
- If you experience nausea, lie down for a while or drink a glass of ginger ale, soda, or similar drink that usually helps settle your stomach.
- Don’t drink alcohol.
- Take medications as directed by your dentist.
- If you have any unusual problems, call your dentist.