Signature Dental offers Sleep Dentistry, also known as sedation dentistry, to help patients who experience dental anxiety or discomfort during dental procedures. This technique involves the use of medication to calm the patient's anxiety and make them feel more relaxed and comfortable during their visit.
Benefits of Sleep Dentistry:
- Reduced Anxiety and Fear: Dental anxiety is a common issue that prevents many patients from seeking necessary dental care. Sleep Dentistry helps to alleviate anxiety and fear, allowing patients to receive the dental care they need without experiencing the stress and discomfort associated with dental procedures.
- Less Discomfort: Dental procedures can be uncomfortable, even painful at times. Sleep Dentistry helps to reduce discomfort by numbing the affected area and making the patient feel more relaxed and comfortable during the procedure.
- Increased Safety and Efficiency: With Sleep Dentistry, our experienced dentists can complete procedures more efficiently while ensuring the patient's safety. Patients are closely monitored throughout the procedure to ensure that they are safe and comfortable.
- Quicker Recovery Time: With Sleep Dentistry, patients typically experience a quicker recovery time, as they can rest and recover more effectively after the procedure.
Why Choose us?
- Personalised treatment plans: Signature Dental offers personalised treatment plans for sleep dentistry to meet the unique needs of each patient. They work with patients to determine the best sedation option based on their medical history, anxiety levels, and treatment needs.
- Skilled dentists: The dentists at Signature Dental have extensive experience with sleep dentistry and are skilled in administering a variety of sedation options, including nitrous oxide, oral sedation, and IV sedation. They prioritise patient safety and comfort throughout the procedure.
- Advanced technology: Signature Dental uses advanced technology, such as digital imaging and 3D printing, to create accurate models and treatment plans for sleep dentistry procedures. They also use state-of-the-art monitoring equipment to ensure patient safety during the procedure.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, Sleep Dentistry is a safe technique when administered by a licensed and experienced dentist like the ones at Signature Dental. Our dentists carefully monitor the patient's vital signs during the procedure to ensure their safety.
Not necessarily. Sleep Dentistry can range from mild sedation to deep sedation, depending on the patient's needs and the procedure being performed. Our dentists will discuss the level of sedation with the patient before the procedure to ensure their comfort and safety.
The length of the sedative effect depends on the type and dosage of medication used. Our dentists will discuss the options with the patient and recommend the most suitable one for their specific needs.
Most patients can undergo Sleep Dentistry, but our dentists will evaluate the patient's medical history and current health status to determine their eligibility. Patients with certain medical conditions may not be eligible for Sleep Dentistry.