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|•||Minimal sedation.This is the lightest form of sedation, which keeps you completely conscious, but relaxed.
|•||Moderate sedation. The next level above minimal sedation, moderate sedation, is designed to keep you conscious, but you may drift in and out, and may not remember parts, or any, of the procedure.
|•||Deep sedation. This sedation keeps you on the brink of consciousness. You may or may not fall asleep.
|•||General anesthesia. This is the strongest form of sedation. It is designed to keep you asleep throughout your entire procedure.|
|•||You are very nervous.
|•||You have sensitive teeth.
|•||Your gag reflex is bad.
|•||You have a low pain tolerance.
|•||You can't sit still.
|•||You need a lot of dental work done, and your surgical procedure will take a few hours.|
|•||Nitrous oxide. Commonly known as laughing gas, nitrous oxide is an inhaled sedative. The gas is mixed with oxygen and administered through a mask placed over your face. Once we remove the mask, the effects wear off quickly.
|•||Oral sedatives. As the name suggests, oral sedatives are taken by mouth. You take medication approximately an hour before your procedure, as it takes approximately 30 minutes for the medication to start working.
|•||IV sedatives. Intravenous sedatives are administered directly into the bloodstream while you are in the dentist's chair, and go to work quickly. Both deep sedation and general anesthesia are done through an IV.|
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