SEDATION DENTISTRY

SEDATION DENTISTRY

It refers to use of pharmacological agents to calm and relax a patient during dental appointment. Multiple carious teeth that require extensive time and appointment could be treated easily.

Advantages of sedation dentistry

  • Patient relaxation
  • Increased comfort
  • Movement control
  • Patient cooperation
  • Control of gag reflex
  • Little/ no memory of treatment
  • Time saving
  • Reduces number of appointment