Our providers are all pediatric dental specialists who received 2 extra years of training to understand the complexities of pediatric sedation. In our office we offer 3 levels of sedation:
- Nitrous oxide ( our scuba mask) that delivers an inhaled laughing gas that helps relieve mild/moderate anxiety
- Oral conscious sedation: a liquid that the patient drinks before the procedure that causes them to be more sleepy, and more relaxed (but not completely asleep) that helps for children who have a moderate to high level of anxiety, and or need extensive dental work
- General Anesthesia: This is reserved for our patients with the highest levels of anxiety and the most extensive dental work. We have options for our patients to have care completed with our Anesthesia team who come in our office, but we also work out of multiple surgery centers and Covenant Women’s and Children’s and UMC.
We understand that each child has specific needs and levels of fear we will work with each family to help decide which level of sedation best fits the needs of your child.