Sleep Dentistry

Implantology, Oral Surgery, Sleep Dentistry

What is IV Sedation like? Question and Answer blog

If you are considering undergoing IV Sedation for a procedure, you might be wondering what the experience is like.One of our team members Emma electively underwent IV Sedation for a procedure at our practice, and she has kindly answered some questions for us about her experience. Q: Hi Emma, tell us what your IV sedation […]

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Dentistry for nervous patients – Part 2 (IV Sedation)

Conscious sedation is also known as “IV sedation” or “sleep dentistry”. This suggests being put to sleep, which can be a little confusing as you actually remain conscious during the procedure. It involves administering medicines via the blood stream. A state of deep relaxation is induced and produces an amnesic effect (i.e. partial or full […]

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Dentistry for nervous patients – Part 1 (Nitrous Oxide)

Happy gas, inhalation sedation, laughing gas, relative analgesia, RA, gas and air, nitrous, nitrous oxide, N2O-O2 , fairy or space man gas…. all describe a form of sedation often used in dentistry to combat the all too common fear of seeing the dentist. At VC Dental we are conscious that many patients are nervous or […]

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