IV Sedation

IV Sedation in Summerland, BC

Do you get stressed out thinking about your next dentist appointment due to fear of the unknown? Feeling anxious about going to the dentist is common. Many people experience dental anxiety. However, it’s important to get regular checkups and any treatment you may need for your dental issues.

To make going to the dentist easier, our dentists near you offer IV sedation. Our dentists provide IV sedation to make appointments at Summerland Dental Centre stress-free.

What is IV Sedation?

IV sedation works by helping you feel relaxed during your dentist appointment. You are awake while under IV sedation, but you will not be as aware of your surroundings as you were before. You will not be able to feel any pain or know what the dentist is doing during the procedure.

IV sedation is administered intravenously. Once it is administered, it will begin working quickly.

Is IV Sedation Safe?

IV sedation is a safe way to help you feel more relaxed at your next dentist appointment. Our dentists will ensure that you are a good candidate by asking you questions about your health. IV sedation is safe, and patients rarely have adverse reactions to it. If you have any health concerns, our dentists can help you to confirm that IV sedation is safe for you.

Who is IV Sedation for?

If you’re interested in getting IV sedation, it’s vital to talk to our dentists near you. Our dentists will give you a health screening to ensure you can safely receive IV sedation. Once you pass that screening, our dentists will use IV sedation in the following situations:

  • If you have a sensitive gag reflex
  • If the dental procedure is more painful or takes longer
  • If you have dental anxiety
  • If you need multiple procedures in one sitting

You can talk to our dentists about other possible uses for IV sedation.

To make an appointment for a dental cleaning and exam or another dental treatment, contact Summerland Dental Centre today. Our dentists in Summerland offer IV sedation near you.

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