Anxious patients and those who require more extensive work may benefit from the use of conscious sedation to help them over come their anxiety. Treatment with sedation is carried out in our dedicated unit under the care of surgical specialists, experienced dentists and sedationists together with a trained support team.
This may be for a variety of reasons, such as a bad experience at the dentist, their own beliefs about dental treatment, or perhaps the amount of treatment to be carried out. Their anxiety may be so great that it prevents them from going to the dentist.
Conscious intravenous sedation has been developed to allow patients to have their fears and anxieties reduced to such an extent, that they could comfortably allow dental treatment to take place; it has many advantages which include: