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Sedation Options Placentia


Woman with sedation mask onFear of a dental procedure is not a good excuse for staying away from our office, but all too often people put off their checkups because they are scared of the pain.

Here at Placentia Oral Surgery, we understand fear of a procedure can be unnerving, even though you have received something to numb the area so that there is no pain.

Sedation dentistry could be exactly what you are looking for.

What Is Sedation Dentistry?


Sedation dentistry is where the patient is either extremely relaxed or all the way asleep for a procedure.

Either way, you will not remember what happened or feel any of it.

Sedation dentistry is great for children because dental procedures can be frightening to a child.

Sedation is also the answer for many adults as it allows them to have the work that they need to be done, without having to worry about the procedure.

Types of Sedation


Oral Sedation


When your treatment plan requires oral surgery, we know that this can be distressing to some of our patients and we sympathize.

In these scenarios, oral sedation can be the ideal tool for helping to put you at ease and to ensure that any pain you experience will be minimized.

Unlike other forms of sedation that we administer right before the surgery or as it progresses, oral sedation lets you prepare ahead of time.

Learn more about oral sedation.

Nitrous Oxide Sedation


At Placentia Oral Surgery, we are prepared to help you with any dental concerns you may have, from dental implants to wisdom teeth removal and more.

We regard your oral health as being of paramount importance, and sometimes a dental problem is so significant that you may need us to help you resolve it through oral surgery.

In these scenarios, we want you to experience the least amount of pain as you undergo the procedure.

Nitrous oxide, or "laughing gas", can serve as an excellent counter to the pain, and we recommend its use so that we can take care of your mouth without you suffering any unnecessary pain.

Learn more about nitrous oxide sedation.

General Anesthesia

General anesthesia sedation: gloved hand holds breathing mask to sleeping patient's face Placentia, CA
While there are many forms of sedation or anesthesia that would keep you conscious during your oral surgery, general anesthesia is distinct in that it lets you sleep through the entire experience.

We typically administer general anesthesia by directly injecting it into one of your veins, though it is also possible to do this through the inhalation of gas.

Because dentistry requires less activity than other medical professions, you will not require the additional use of paralytic drugs or a breathing tube.

Learn more about general anesthesia.

Intravenous Sedation (IV)


Sedation can be an effective tool for helping to keep you relaxed during any procedure.

Intravenous or IV, sedation can be an especially potent way for us to minimize any dental anxiety or pain that you may have.

Learn more about intravenous sedation (IV).

Sedation Dentistry in Placentia CA


Sedation dentistry has made it so that people who have a fear of dental procedures can come to the office knowing that they are safely sedated for their procedures.

Contact us today at (657) 216-1617 to schedule an appointment.



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Sedation dentistry could be exactly what you are looking for. If the fear of a procedure is keeping you away, make an appointment with Placentia Oral Surgery today.

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