G. Scott Louderback Dentistry

G. Scott Louderback Dentistry

Sedation Dentistry

A man sitting in the dentist's chair listens calmly and attentively to his dentist.


Sedation Dentistry in Oregon, Ohio.

Sedation dentistry provides safe, comfortable dental treatment for patients with special concerns. Sometimes called relaxation dentistry, sedation dentistry is a method of managing pain and anxiety during professional dental care through the use of medication.
You can benefit from sedation dentistry if you experience one of more of the following: High fear of dental care. Traumatic dental experiences. Fear of needles and shots.


Types of Sedation Dentistry.

The two most common types of sedation dentistry are: oral conscious sedation and inhalation sedation.

A dentist performs deep teeth cleaning on her sedated patient.

Oral Conscious SedationThrough this type of sedation you will experience very deep relaxation while still being conscious. Your doctor will provide you with a prescription for an oral medication that is easy to swallow, safe, and low cost. When the medication takes effect, you will be able to speak and respond to external requests. Someone needs to come with you for your appointment when you take this medication.