Oral Sedation

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More About Oral Sedation

Oral sedation in dentistry is a method used to create a relaxed, easy, and calm state through the use of sedatives. This form of sedation often involves taking a pill about an hour before the dental procedure. The medication helps patients to feel more comfortable and less anxious during their visit.

The level of sedation can range from minimal, where you’re relaxed but fully awake, to moderate, where you may slur your words and not remember much of the procedure. It’s important to note that even with oral sedation, local anesthesia will still be applied to numb the area being treated and ensure that you don’t experience any pain.

Oral sedation is particularly beneficial for people who have dental anxiety or phobia, those who need a large amount of dental work done, or individuals who have a low pain threshold. However, like all medical procedures, it’s important that oral sedation is administered under the supervision of a trained professional to monitor the patient’s vitals and ensure their safety.

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Why Choose Our Practice

Patient First Approach

Our patient-first approach begins with a warm welcome from our friendly staff, who take the time to understand each patient's concerns, expectations, and dental history. This information helps our dental team to develop a customized treatment plan to help you achieve a healthy and confident smile.

Welcoming Team

At Austin Dental Group in Coquitlam, BC, patients can expect to receive exceptional dental care from our team of highly skilled and compassionate professionals. The staff, led by the accomplished Dr. Ellen Koo, are dedicated to providing personalized treatment plans tailored to each patient's unique needs.

Multilingual Office

By having staff members who are fluent in different languages, Austin Dental Group can better connect with our patients and build strong relationships based on trust and understanding. This level of connection is crucial in alleviating any potential anxiety or misconceptions about dental treatments.

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