IV (Intravenous) Conscious Sedation
Note: we no longer provide this in-house, but if you require this service, we will schedule you at one of our associated offices.
IV conscious sedation is performed by administering a strong sedative using an IV so you’ll feel completely relaxed and calm throughout the procedure—and quite often you will not recall anything about the process after completion. This type of sedation brings you into a “twilight” condition where you can still respond to questions and suggestions — for example, you will be able to verbally tell the dentist whether or not you are feeling pain or you can turn your head slightly if the dentist needs you to and you will be completely relaxed during the process. If you choose IV conscious sedation, you will have to make arrangements for a ride home afterwards, and you will need to go lightly on activities for about 24 hours after the anaesthetic is completely gone from your system.
Oral Conscious Sedation
Oral conscious sedation is performed using an oral sedative that you take before your appointment. This will relax you while you are in the waiting room. Nitrous oxide commonly known as laughing gas may be used as well to boost the oral sedative’s sedation effects. You will feel comfortable throughout the process and we will keep close watch on your vital signs to make adjustments when necessary.
About the Willow Dental Care Network
Willow Dental Care has been around for close to 25 years (but with combined dental experience of almost 100 years).
Each Willow Dental Care office is staffed with highly trained dentists. But what Willow Dental Care is really proud of is our training in client service. We understand that going to the dentist isn’t the most enjoyable activity on your to do list. But our staff is trained to make the experience as calm and relaxing as possible. How about an office that truly listens to your past experiences or how sensitive your teeth really are? Imagine someone who understands that you can’t stand something in your mouth or that you just don’t freeze well. Whether you simply just don’t enjoy going to the dentist, or you truly fear the experience, Willow Dental Care has got your back.
Willow Dental Care offers telephone consultations, so that you will be fully prepared as what to expect when you come in for an appointment. If your fear, or your child’s fear is overwhelming, all our offices are fully certified and trained in Conscious Sedation with pre and post appointment support.
As general dental offices that offer all the range of family and cosmetic services having a happy safe environment is always a better choice. This is good news for high fear patients but also good news for everyone in the family.
Now you can chose a Willow Dental Care office in Chilliwack, Abbotsford or Langley.