Relax! Rancho Cucamonga doctor offers sedation dentistryDental anxiety is real, impacting countless people of all ages. It can cost you your smile and your health. The doctors at Dental Summit in Rancho Cucamonga offer sedation dentistry to help apprehensive patients get oral care back on track.
Safe and effectiveSedation dentistry begins with a thorough evaluation of your current medical status. Be sure to tell Dr. Castellanos about any prescriptions or supplements you take to avoid possibility of interaction. However, most people are good candidates for the oral conscious sedation medication we use. Simply take a pill the night before your appointment to help you sleep well, and another before your visit.
You will be conscious, but relaxed and unconcerned about clinical sights, sounds, smells, and sensations. (Some patients doze off.) You can signal the staff, respond to verbal cues, and use the restroom if necessary. Be assured that you are not left alone under sedation. You will probably have little recollection of treatment, and will be drowsy, so it is important to arrange transportation.
When is sedation dentistry a good idea?
- To overcome fear of dental treatment.
- For the convenience of multiple or lengthy procedures in one visit.
- For those with an especially active gag reflex.
- More comfortable treatment for the patient with a mental or physical disability that makes it difficult to sit for the duration of a dental appointment.
- To reduce jaw and muscle tension.
Sedation for kidsOur doctors are experienced in safely administering oral conscious sedation for children, too. It can be a terrific way to change a fearful child’s attitude about oral healthcare.
Please call our Rancho Cucamonga office at (909) 787-2414. No matter how long it has been since your last dental appointment or what condition your mouth is in, you won’t get lectured. We will answer your questions about sedation dentistry with compassion, and you will receive gentle treatment.