When choosing an implant dentist, you want to make sure that you find a dentist who is mindful of your comfort. At Dr. Fitzgerald’s office, we understand that many patients have fear stemming from negative past experiences. Others simply don’t want to be aware of the details of their procedure. Our team will cater to your needs and recommend solutions appropriate for your unique situation. Dr. Fitzgerald offers several kinds of sedation to optimize relaxation during implant procedures.
The most common forms of sedation dentistry include:
- Nitrous Oxide Sedation
- Oral Conscious Sedation
- IV Sedation
Nitrous oxide, commonly called laughing gas, is a colorless, odorless gas inhaled through a nasal mask. The gas encourages mild euphoria and helps alleviate anxiety. Once the nitrous oxide is turned off, patients return to normal sensation within minutes. This mild sedative has proven extremely effective for patients with low levels of anxiety. [Read more...]