Sedation Dentistry

Sedation Dentistry in
Rockville, Maryland

Are you looking at your options for sedation dentistry in Rockville, Maryland? Contact the friendly team at Crown Dental Care for more information on how we can help you feel happy and relaxed at the dentist!

Regular visits to the dentist are essential to help keep your teeth healthy and strong. But for many people, the thought of visiting the dentist fills them with dread. If this is you, sedation dentistry may be the key to helping you finally feel okay about coming to see us. Call us today to find out more about how we can help you relax in the dentist’s chair!

Am I a Candidate for Sedation Dentistry?

Does the mere thought of coming to the dentist give you nervous butterflies or even make you break out in a cold sweat? If so, sedation dentistry will likely be the perfect option for you. Our options for additional sedation may help put you at ease.

Everyone needs and deserves regular dental care. If you need additional care to persuade you to visit our office, talk to the team at Crown Dental Care about how we can help you feel relaxed and happy about coming.

What Types of Sedation Dentistry Does Crown Dental Care Offer?

At Crown Dental Care, we may offer you local anesthesia, oral sedation or laughing gas, depending on your specific situation and needs.

Local anesthesia is a routine part of most dental procedures already, very effectively numbing any areas of the mouth that are to be worked on.

Laughing gas is one of the most commonly used methods used in dentistry when additional sedation is required to help a patient relax. The amount of gas that you breathe in will be carefully controlled by your dentist to put you in a state of calm and ease. Laughing gas is safe for patients of all ages and is the preferred way of helping children relax in the dentist’s chair.

Oral sedation is a very common sedation method and is often used in more invasive procedures. The effects can range from mild to moderate, depending on the dosage. You will remain awake but drowsy with a minimal dose. If you take a moderate dose, you will likely become groggy and may even fall into a light sleep.

For more detailed information on all of these options, please give us a call. A member of our friendly, professional team will answer all your questions and help you determine if sedation dentistry is right for you.

Is Sedation Dentistry Safe?

Yes, sedation dentistry is safe. You will be closely monitored the entire time you are under any form of sedation by our skilled dentists. Your well-being and safety is always our highest priority. If you have any questions or concerns, your dentist will go over them with you in detail.

Can I Drive Myself Home After Sedation?

The lasting effects of local anesthesia and laughing gas are minimal enough that you will be safe to drive yourself home after your procedure. Though your mouth may feel numb for a few hours after anesthesia, this will not affect your driving. The relaxed feeling from laughing gas will wear off within a five to ten minutes after you stop breathing in the gas.

If you receive oral sedation, you will need to make sure that you have someone drive you home from your appointment.

For more information on sedation dentistry in Rockville and how it can help you feel comfortable to get in the dentist’s chair again, call us at Crown Dental Care. Contact us at (301)591-3888. We always put our patients comfort first.

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