Sedation

Dr. Fernandez provides five levels of sedation:

Full sedation with an anesthesiologist
Deeper sedation – IV sedation
Moderate sedation – combination of nitrous oxide and oral sedative (a pill)
Light sedation – An oral sedative
Light sedation – Nitrous Oxide (laughing gas)
Our team of specialists will discuss which level of sedation meets your needs.

Who will benefit from sedation?
Any form of sedation can be a benefit to relieve stress or anxiety associated with a dental visit.
Oral sedation dentistry can benefit a wide range of patients, including people with:

Children with special needs
A desire to have dentistry done comfortably while fully relaxed
High dental anxiety or fear
Severe gag reflex
Time constraints
Chronic or acute jaw soreness
Physical limitations
Difficulty getting numb
Extensive treatment needs
During the entire time you are sedated you are in our dental treatment room being monitored by a hospital grade pulse oximeter unit. This unit is used to monitor and record your vital signs.

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