What Is Sedation Dentistry?
Sedation dentistry provides a variety of solutions that allow patients with dental anxiety and dental phobias to relax. At Robinson Dental, we practice gentle dentistry. Lynnwood dentist Dr. Brent Robinson is trained in the delivery of a variety of sedation methods and will work closely with you to choose the one that best suits your unique needs. Whether you want to “take the edge off” or prefer dozing through your appointment (with little to no memory of your procedure), we have an option that is perfect for you.
When choosing a sedation method, it is good to know the levels of sedation that can be reached:
Types of Sedation
At Robinson Dental, we offer several sedation options. Dr. Brent Robinson will meet with you to decide which one is best for you.
Nitrous oxide: This sedation option is administered through the inhalation of nitrous oxide gas (a.k.a. laughing gas) and works well for those with mild anxiety. This is the most common form of sedation in dentistry. It’s easy to administer and wears off quickly, so patients are able to safely leave the office on their own.
Oral conscious sedation: This is a pill that is administered orally and provides a deeper level of relaxation than nitrous oxide. This form of sedation is appropriate for those with moderate or severe dental anxiety. Most patients find that they have little memory of the appointment and doze through it. Assistance returning home after treatment is required.
Who Can Perform Sedation Dentistry?
Sedation dentistry is appropriate for people who can’t receive dental services because of their fear and anxiety. It is also appropriate for individuals who:
19108 33rd Ave W Ste B
Lynnwood, WA 98036
Monday: 7AM – 3PM
Tuesday: 7AM – 3PM
Wednesday: 7AM – 3PM
Thursday: 7AM – 3PM
Kois Center Graduate
Connect With Us