AGN Dental Associates | Sedation Q & A in Suffield

DR. ALAN G. NATH, D.D.S. &

DR. STACEY NATH-VINICK D.M.D

133 Mountain Road
Suffield, CT 06078

Call Today:  (860) 668-7303

Sedation Q & A
Nitrous Oxide Services in Suffield CT 

 
AGN Dental Associates in Suffield CT

Who is a candidate for sedation?

If you have anxiety or fear about going to the dentist, you are a candidate for sedation dentistry. If you  have had a traumatic dental experience in the past, or the sounds and smells of a dental office make you tense, sedation dentistry can help make your appointment more pleasant..

 


Some people have physical reasons, like a bad gag reflex or very sensitive teeth, which make them a candidate for sedation dentistry as well. 

 


Will I be unconscious?

No, but you will be in a deep state of relaxation during your treatment. You will still be able to breathe on your own and communicate, but you will not feel  pain or anxiety. You may not even rememberor care about  the procedure afterwards.

How long will I be sedated?

Sedation can last from about 2-6 hours depending on the strength of sedative you are given and how long your procedure takes.

Will I be monitored?

Yes, at all times during your sedation someone will be with you. We also monitor your vitals to make sure they remain at a normal level. Safety is of the utmost importance to us.

Are there any long term effects of sedation?

No. You will feel a little groggy and "out of it" after some forms of sedation, but after a few hours you will feel like yourself again. You will need to have someone drive you home from your appointment in these cases.

What procedures can be performed under sedation?

Just about any procedure can be performed with sedation, or laughing gas. The sedation is not for the procedure itself, but for the anxiety that accompanies the procedure.

 



Will my insurance cover sedation?

Sedation may not be covered by your insurance provider. We will review your insurance coverage and let you know if it is covered or not. If it is not covered, we will let you know the cost . 

 
 
 
Suffield Dentist | Sedation Q & A. Stacey Nath-Vinick is a Suffield Dentist.