Perhaps you have a dental phobia or prefer the need to relax, dental sedation is an offering at Carolina Dentistry and Dentures in North Carolina. We offer inhalation and oral sedation, both of which are minimally invasive and allow the patient to remain awake but calmer during a dental procedure.
Inhalation sedation is mostly referred to as “laughing gas” is used in the office to help a patient feel relaxed while undergoing dental treatment. The dentist will control the mixture of gases during your procedure to help you feel most relaxed. Once the gas is turned off, the effect wears off very quickly allowing for the patient to function normally before leaving the office.
Oral sedation involves a pill taken prior to the appointment to help ease dental anxiety. Oral sedation typically makes the patient feel groggy, but the patient remains awake during the procedure.