Sedation

For many people, seeing a dentist can be an emotional and frightening event. For some young children or those with a disability, it can be nearly impossible to tolerate a dental procedure. Whether due to fear and anxiety, disability, or difficulty with compliance, a dental appointment with sedation may be the solution.

Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas)

Laughing Gas is the lowest level of sedation offered; it is often very effective in individuals with mild dental anxiety

Oral Sedation

Oral Sedation also provides a mild twilight sensation and an amnesiac effect; most patients feel very relaxed and have little recollection of their procedure

IV Conscious Sedation

IV Sedation is a type of conscious sedation that gives a feeling of relaxation and also has an amnesiac effect; although they are not asleep and able to respond to questions and commands, most people have little to no memory of the appointment later on

General Anaesthesia

General Anaesthesia (GA) is the most profound level of sedation available in dentistry. This is the same type of sedation used in hospital procedures. The patient is unconscious and unresponsive until recovery after the procedure. Normally, this is the type of sedation used on children and also adults who do not respond well to conscious sedation (IV)

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Barrie, ON, L4N 7L3

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Markham, ON, L3P 5J5

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Maple, ON, L6A 3Y9

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