What is Sedation Dentistry?
Most people do not look forward to extensive dental work, but for some a simple routine teeth cleaning appointment can create severe dental anxiety. That’s why Dr. Rob D’Orazio offers several methods of sedation dentistry in Sterling Heights, MI. Sedation dentistry allows you to relax and get the care you need. Whether your dental anxiety levels are mild or severe, we have a solution to meet your needs:
This is effective in the most severe cases of anxiety. Sedatives are continuously administered via IV for ultimate comfort. You will seem to have slept through the procedure with no lasting memory of your visit.
A colorless gas, nitrous is breathed in through a nose mask and produces an almost immediate feeling of euphoria which dissipates when the mask is removed.
Typically lidocaine, a local anesthetic, is injected via needle into the soft tissue surrounding the treatment site to numb a specific area.